evict·​ee | \ i-ˌvik-ˈtē How to pronounce evictee (audio) \

Definition of evictee

: an evicted person

Examples of evictee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fox News host Tucker Carlson, an early Season 3 evictee, told Slate in 2016. Emily Yahr, Washington Post, 16 Sep. 2019 Indeed, when slum demolitions happen, the evictees usually end up spreading to other similar communities. Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa, 31 Jan. 2020 Six of the seven evictees are plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the management company. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, 22 Nov. 2019 There are pros and cons to this twist, for both the houseguests and the evictees. Lynette Rice, EW.com, 5 July 2019 In 2009, six people died when a fire broke out as police suppressed evictees who had occupied a building set for redevelopment. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2018 Only ethics or ignorance prevents every evictee from doing the same. Rikka Fountain, WSJ, 1 June 2018 In 2016, about 30 people were injured when thugs hired by developers beat evictees during a clearance. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2018 Yoav and Uri unwittingly reprise their mission in Gaza by helping to dispossess poor evictees. Sam Sacks, WSJ, 7 July 2017 See More

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First Known Use of evictee

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Evictee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evictee. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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