men·​tee | \ men-ˈtē How to pronounce mentee (audio) \

Definition of mentee

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

Examples of mentee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When reciprocity is present, both mentor and mentee fully engage in the relationship. Janine Schindler, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2022 The volunteer mentors will typically be one or two career stages ahead of their mentee. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 12 Apr. 2022 The book recounts Nunez’s relationship with Sontag as her mentee, and, for a time, the girlfriend of Sontag’s son, David Rieff. Design Art B., Longreads, 7 Apr. 2022 The album features a cast of guests that include fellow Dungeon Family alum CeeLo Green and Big Rube, as well as Big Boi’s mentee Killer Mike. Mankaprr Conteh, Rolling Stone, 21 Dec. 2021 British fashion designer Samuel Ross is known for many things, among them—being a mentee to Virgil Abloh, for designing angular menswear, and now, for his forthcoming timepiece with Swiss watch brand, Hublot. Nadja Sayej, Forbes, 6 Dec. 2021 And the doctor credited with the development of the sweat test as well as the discovery of the link between cystic fibrosis and sweat is none other than Paul di Sant’Agnese, Dorothy Andersen’s mentee. Katie Hafner, Scientific American, 11 Nov. 2021 But Phoenix — led by the head-down coach Monty Williams, the unrelenting will of Chris Paul and the grit and grace of his mentee, Devin Booker — has done just that. Kurt Streeter, New York Times, 7 Mar. 2022 Emphasize your mentee’s strengths and mitigate their weaknesses. Dr. Ruth Gotian, Forbes, 26 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of mentee

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mentee

ment(or) entry 1 + -ee entry 1

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19 May 2022

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“Mentee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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