recce

noun

rec·​ce ˈre-kē How to pronounce recce (audio)
often attributive

Examples of recce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This summer has been extremely busy with local and international productions, and lots of recces too. Becky Lucas, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Sep. 2023 As fate would have it, the cushy Flying B—which, in fact, was based on a Rolls-Royce 20/25—ran a trouble-free 4,000 miles on the recce, while the MG blew a head gasket in Siena and dropped out of the race. Basem Wasef, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recce was in 1941

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Cite this Entry

“Recce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recce. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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