Definition of affrontee in English:

affrontee

noun

  • A person who is or has been affronted; an insulted or offended person.

adjective

  • 1Originally Heraldry. Of two figures in a design: facing each other. Compare "affronted", "confronté". Now rare.

  • 2Heraldry. Of a figure: facing the viewer; showing the full face.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From affront + -ee, after affronter<br>early 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Nisbet (1657–1725), heraldic writer. From French affronté (of two figures) facing one another, face-to-face, use as adjective of the past participle of affronter.

Pronunciation

affrontee

/əˌfrʌnˈtiː/