men·tee | \men-ˈtē \

Definition of mentee 

: one who is being mentored : protégé nearly all the mentees opted to remain in the sciences— Sally Rubenstone

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Or perhaps Jay's new mentee is Jenni Ognats aka XS, Dawn's daughter and Barry's granddaughter? Sydney Bucksbaum, The Hollywood Reporter, "DC TV Watch: Cress Williams Breaks Down All Those 'Black Lightning' Deaths," 9 Mar. 2018 Williams brought his friends to the basketball court, and then kept coming back, first as a mentee, then as a mentor himself. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "In 1980, a 19-year-old helped a Milwaukee kid make better choices. Today, they're still changing lives.," 9 July 2018 Tim Bontemps reported that Turner Sports (which also owns Bleacher Report) and Yahoo Sports, where Wojnarowski mentee Shams Charania still works, will also not reveal picks ahead of time. Jacob Feldman,, "Without Spoilers, How Will NBA Draft Night Play Out on ESPN, Twitter?," 21 June 2018 Each mentee will also receive a membership and season pass for the Downtown Community Television Center, a New York City filmmaking facility. Peter Keough,, "DocTalk: Danger and diversity in the spotlight," 10 May 2018 Catherine Corson, 50, his mentee in the garden, said while dipping freshly harvested collard greens into a bucket of water. Maria Panaritis,, "At the Haverford YMCA, an obsessive lawyer sweats it out - over a miracle garden | Maria Panaritis," 12 July 2018 While a main objective is to introduce their mentee to their profession, the most significant outcome is a great friendship. Brad Avery And Will O'neill,, "Mentorship program at Newport Harbor High School makes a difference in kids’ lives," 7 June 2018 Since the national nonprofit was founded in New York City in 1991, 100 percent of their student mentees have been accepted to a four-year college or university. Gwendolyn Purdom, RedEye Chicago, "Do good helping low-income students live up to their college potential," 7 Mar. 2018 Dulany met Weinstein in 1996, and the two developed a mentor-mentee relationship. Hunter Harris, The Cut, "Harvey Weinstein Is Facing Yet Another Class-Action Lawsuit," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of mentee

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mentee

mentor + -ee

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