dis·​in·​vite (ˌ)dis-in-ˈvīt How to pronounce disinvite (audio)
disinvited; disinviting; disinvites

transitive verb

: to withdraw an invitation to

Examples of disinvite in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And just like that, Lydia is dating Andy and disinvited from Stacy’s bat mitzvah. Olivia Rodrigo needle drop, finally! Emma Specter, Vogue, 25 Aug. 2023 Myanmar, a member of ASEAN, has been disinvited from gatherings as regional nations seek to restore the government. Michael Birnbaum, Washington Post, 14 July 2023 The Dodgers' decision to disinvite the Sisters upset Long Beach, California, resident Debra Madsen so much, Madsen decided to send the organization a letter. Anthony Gharib, USA TODAY, 17 June 2023 The leader of a local retirement community’s Republican club called to disinvite him from an event. Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Washington Post, 7 July 2023 Niemann’s suit described the merger as monopolistic, and further claimed he had been disinvited from tournaments while becoming unable to get work as a chess teacher. Miles Klee, Rolling Stone, 28 June 2023 The controversy started last month when the Dodgers invited, then disinvited, then re-invited the Sisters to the team's 10th annual Pride night at the stadium in Chavez Ravine. Phil Helsel, NBC News, 17 June 2023 Then there was the Dodgers' disinviting the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence before re-inviting them after massive outrage from the LGBTQ+ community. Mike Freeman, USA TODAY, 10 June 2023 The Sisters, whose members dress in drag as nuns, became the focus of headlines last month when they were invited, disinvited and then invited again to the annual LGBTQ Pride Night at Dodger Stadium. Jillian Eugenios, NBC News, 16 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1580, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disinvite was in 1580

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“Disinvite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disinvite. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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