in·​vi·​tee ˌin-və-ˈtē How to pronounce invitee (audio)
: an invited person

Examples of invitee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The night began with some casual conversation among invitees during cocktail hour—featuring Manolo’s Margaritas and Kristina’s Negronis—with opportunities to explore the various Manolo silhouettes, including BB, Chaos, Carolyne, Maysale, and, of course, Mary Jane. Kylee McGuigan, Vogue, 12 June 2024 The invitees include many traditional democratic allies and countries actively combating disinformation, such as France. Nina Jankowicz, Foreign Affairs, 30 Nov. 2021 Anthony Salisbury, the Special Agent in Charge for HSI Miami, asked a roomful of invitees. Syra Ortiz Blanes, Miami Herald, 3 May 2024 Administrators can manually add new members after the fact or export a QR code or a shareable link other invitees can use to join the group. PCMAG, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for invitee 

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of invitee was in 1837

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“Invitee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition


in·​vi·​tee ˌin-ˌvī-ˈtē, -və- How to pronounce invitee (audio)
: an invited person
specifically : a person (as a customer) who is present in a place by the express or implied invitation of the occupier in control of the place under circumstances that impose a duty on the occupier to use reasonable care to protect the safety of the invited person compare licensee, trespasser

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