rushee

noun
rush·​ee | \ ˌrə-ˈshē How to pronounce rushee (audio) \

Definition of rushee

: a college or university student who is being rushed by a fraternity or sorority

Examples of rushee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Bad: Rain or shine, rushees spend 10 plus hours per day conversing with strangers, combatting Southeastern humidity, and pounding pavement between sorority mansions in sky-high heels or barely-there sandals. Macy Sirmans, Southern Living, "It’s All Greek to Me | Southern Living’s Roadmap to Sorority Recruitment," 24 Aug. 2015 The Bad: Rain or shine, rushees spend 10 plus hours per day conversing with strangers, combatting Southeastern humidity, and pounding pavement between sorority mansions in sky-high heels or barely-there sandals. Macy Sirmans, Southern Living, "It’s All Greek to Me | Southern Living’s Roadmap to Sorority Recruitment," 11 July 2017

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First Known Use of rushee

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Rushee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rushee. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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