parolee

noun

pa·​rol·​ee pə-ˌrō-ˈlē How to pronounce parolee (audio)
-ˈrō-(ˌ);
ˌper-ə-ˈlē,
ˌpa-rə- How to pronounce parolee (audio)
: one released on parole

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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The suspect was a parolee who had absconded from San Luis Obispo, Barclay said. Alex Wigglesworth, Los Angeles Times, 9 Apr. 2022 Westminster police detectives identified a parolee from Orange County, Trent William Milsap, as the suspect. Erick Mendoza, NBC News, 16 July 2022 According to arrest reports, police were called to Brown's Topaz Court home by a Krasovic friend who said Brown, a parolee being sought by U.S. marshals, was holding Krasovic against her will and beating her with his gun. John Lynch, Arkansas Online, 2 July 2022 In Nebraska in 1954, a juvenile parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and gets mixed up in their plans. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 In Nebraska in 1954, a juvenile parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and gets mixed up in their plans. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 In Nebraska in 1954, a juvenile parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and gets mixed up in their plans. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 In Nebraska in 1954, a juvenile parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and gets mixed up in their plans. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 In Nebraska in 1954, a juvenile parolee inadvertently helps two convicts escape and gets mixed up in their plans. The California Independent Booksellers Alliance, Los Angeles Times, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parolee was in 1903

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Cite this Entry

“Parolee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parolee. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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Medical Definition

: an individual released on parole

Legal Definition

parolee

noun

: a prisoner released on parole

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