enshrinee

noun
en·​shri·​nee | \ in-ˈshrī-nē How to pronounce enshrinee (audio) , -ˌshrī-ˈnē, en- How to pronounce enshrinee (audio) \

Definition of enshrinee

: a person inducted into a Hall of Fame

Examples of enshrinee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was our first experience of losing an enshrinee after he was selected, but before he was enshrined. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, "Kiszla: Would the best way to honor Mr. B’s memory and save Broncos from downward spiral be for Bowlen kids to sell the team?," 12 Oct. 2019 Many of the enshrinees were flanked by presenters during induction speeches. Rusty Simmons, SFChronicle.com, "Warriors’ lifer Al Attles is in basketball Hall of Fame," 6 Sep. 2019 Owens decision to skip the ceremony is unprecedented by an enshrinee. Geoffrey C. Arnold, OregonLive.com, "Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony," 8 June 2018 Joining Kleinschrodt as the latest enshrinees in the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame were Don Hultz, Leon Lett, Jake Peavy, Juan Pierre and Jack Robertson. Mark Inabinett, AL.com, "Mobile Sports Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2018," 25 Apr. 2018 Joining him in Canton as Modern Era enshrinees will be linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, wide receiver Randy Moss and safety Brian Dawkins, according to multiple reports. Daniel Rapaport, SI.com, "Terrell Owens, Ray Lewis Lead 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2018," 3 Feb. 2018 After her playing career was done at Wisner High School, Sasser joined the coaching ranks much like Baker and Tarbutton — both enshrinees of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Lamar Gafford, The Seattle Times, "Buckeye commemorates legendary coach with ultimate honor," 20 Jan. 2018 News: Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker said this year’s centennial class could include as many as 20 enshrinees. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "18-game NFL season would be a disaster; keep an eye on holdouts," 17 July 2019 Owens decision to skip the ceremony is unprecedented by an enshrinee. Geoffrey C. Arnold, OregonLive.com, "Terrell Owens won't attend Hall of Fame induction ceremony," 8 June 2018

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First Known Use of enshrinee

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Enshrinee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enshrinee. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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