appointee

[ uh-poin-tee, ap-oin-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF appointee

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He wouldn't believe me when I assured him I was his appointee.

When his appointee was duly chosen he proceeded to the investiture.

The appointee is usually a member nominated by the local members.

Frazier's appointee, however, was a lieutenant from a distant station.

One of those two was Peter Bascot, an appointee of Washington.

"But I have no uniform, Captain Passford," suggested the appointee.

To what extent ought the President in making appointments to take into consideration the politics of the appointee?

The government seemed never to inquire too minutely into the qualifications and character of its appointee.

He was an appointee of Governor McGraw and was the most conspicuous example of a purely political appointment.

He scouted the idea of the President's appointment creating a vested interest in the appointee to his salary as minister.

WORD ORIGIN

1768, after French appointé, from apointer (see appoint + -ee).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR APPOINTEE

appointment

nounjob, position of responsibility
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