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 a mentee broke up with her boyfriend, Mr. Kaminsky bought her a plane ticket to see him, believing they were meant to be., "Daniel Kaminsky, Internet savior, dies at 42," 27 Apr. 2021 Considerable work goes into facilitating mentor involvement behind the scenes, and mentors’ investment is far greater than what may be visible to the mentee or host organization. Palena Neale, Forbes, "Four Challenges Mentor Programs Face (And How To Address Them)," 12 Apr. 2021 Mya, who was signed to Iovine’s Interscope label, was the first singer to come aboard, according to Fair, who then drafted his prized mentee Christina Aguilera. Matthew Jacobs, Rolling Stone, "‘Lady Marmalade’: Inside the Vampy, Gossip-Fueling ‘Moulin Rouge’ Remake, 20 Years Later," 7 Apr. 2021 Marx was active in workers rights issues throughout the 1990s and 2000s, his mentee and Hakafa successor Rabbi Bruce Elder said, helping to found what would become Interfaith Worker Justice with Kim Bobo. Charles J. Johnson,, "Robert Marx, rabbi who marched with MLK in Chicago and fought for social justice over decades, dies at 93," 3 Apr. 2021 What's special about the relationship between mentor and mentee? Meg Dunn, CNN, "He figured out how to succeed despite his learning differences. Today, his mentorship program helps younger generations realize 'their brains are beautiful'," 18 Mar. 2021 After all, Nick's team member Thunderstorm Artis came in a close second right behind Blake's singing mentee Todd Tilghman in the season 18 finale. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Blake Shelton Has Some VERY Strong Feelings About Nick Jonas Being on 'The Voice' Again," 2 Mar. 2021 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

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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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7 May 2021

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“Mentee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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