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 Fast Start Mentoring program, as either a mentor or mentee, go to Dallas News, "A participant of The DEC’s Fast Start Mentoring program prepares to launch an edutainment platform for tweens and teens," 15 Jan. 2021 These are refinements that the mentee couldn't even imagine beforehand. Harvey Mackay And Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Be a mentor, not tormentor as a business leader," 10 Jan. 2021 In the prior episode, Dr. Shaun Murphy’s mentee Asher ran into a big problem with a patient. Katey Clifford, oregonlive, "‘The Good Doctor’ winter premiere | How to watch, live stream, TV channel, time," 11 Jan. 2021 Based on the comic of the same name, this additional Marvel show for Disney+ is about the adventures of a young superhero named Kamala Khan (played by Iman Vellani) who is a mentee of Captain Marvel. Angela Watercutter, Wired, "These Are the 17 Must-Watch TV Shows of 2021," 6 Jan. 2021 Drag queen and activist Shea Couleé will be the Brand Lab’s first mentee. Melissa Magsaysay, Los Angeles Times, "The watchdogs making sure fashion does more than talk about being inclusive," 11 Dec. 2020 Freedberg believes his former mentee is stepping into a crucial job, at a crucial time, with the imminent rollout of Covid-19 vaccines. Helen Branswell, STAT, "Biden’s CDC pick, a savvy communicator, will take over at a time when agency’s voice has been muted," 7 Dec. 2020 During the episode, coach Gwen Stefani's mentee Carter Rubin was named the winner of the fall 2020 season. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Disqualified 'Voice' Contestant Ryan Gallagher Speaks Out After Carter Rubin’s Season 19 Win," 20 Dec. 2020 The Missouri Tigers and the Auburn Tigers never had the chance to play each other with the mentor and mentee battling from opposite sides of the field. Giana Han, al, "Kirby Smart, Eliah Drinkwitz share respect for Gus Malzahn, comment on firing," 15 Dec. 2020

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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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12 Feb 2021

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“Mentee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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