rejectee

noun

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

Example Sentences

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejectee. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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