re·​ject·​ee ri-ˌjek-ˈtē How to pronounce rejectee (audio)
: one that is rejected
especially : a person rejected as unfit for military service

Examples of rejectee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, references to other parties chosen over the rejectees should be kept to a minimum. Lily Herman, Allure, 8 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rejectee was in 1876

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“Rejectee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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