tu·​tee tü-ˈtē How to pronounce tutee (audio)
: one who is being tutored

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But then again, why not love your job, your sister, your tutee, and your hapless neighbor and just hope for the best? Chloe Schama, Vogue, 9 July 2021 But beyond the professional relationship, both the tutors and the tutees form a personal bond. Brittney Mcnamara, Teen Vogue, 20 June 2017

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Word History


tutor + -ee

First Known Use

circa 1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tutee was circa 1927

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Cite this Entry

“Tutee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutee. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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