ex·​am·​in·​ee ig-ˌza-mə-ˈnē How to pronounce examinee (audio)
: a person who is examined

Examples of examinee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2022, the first-time pass rate for White examinees was 26 percent higher than Black test takers. Sydney Page, Washington Post, 7 June 2023 The county argued that there is no rule that such an examinations must be conducted before expert reports are due – and that such reports are not required to be produced at all unless requested by a party or the examinee. Brent Schrotenboer, USA TODAY, 1 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1503, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of examinee was in 1503

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“Examinee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/examinee. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition


ex·​am·​in·​ee ig-ˌzam-ə-ˈnē How to pronounce examinee (audio)
: a person who is examined
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