de·​part·​ee di-pär-ˈtē How to pronounce departee (audio)
: a person who is departing or who has departed

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Recent trade departee Boban Marjanovic plays an almost unbelievable 22-year-old prospect who Sandler scouts in Europe and participates in a private workout. Dallas News, 7 July 2022 Be as candid as possible with your remaining staff while also protecting the privacy of the departee. Nick Leighton, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 The most recent departee was national security adviser John Bolton, Trump's third permanent pick for the job, who was forced out earlier this month. NBC News, 23 Sep. 2019 As for what's to come for the two recent departees, expect to see Sara joining Michael Strahan to host the new third hour of Good Morning America called GMA Day, which is replacing The Chew at the 1 p.m. time slot. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, 7 Aug. 2018 Still, one or more of the Intel departees could be considered in the search that Intel’s board says will look at internal and external candidates. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 22 June 2018 Most recent departees have headed to Florida, whose Puerto Rican population has surged to over 1m. The Economist, 12 Apr. 2018 But those who commented from a Gunners' persuasion were also only too happy to see the Emirates Stadium January departee left worse off out of the two., 26 Mar. 2018 Arsenal's Hector Bellerin has downplayed a dressing room divide over recent departee Alexis Sanchez but the Spaniard did admit his former teammate had a demanding attitude which often proved 'too much' for the rest of the team., 17 Feb. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of departee was in 1943

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“Departee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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