Definition of appointee in English:

appointee

noun

  • 1A person to whom a job or role is assigned:

    ‘an appointee to to the federal judiciary’
    ‘the Commission calls for a reduction in the number of political appointees’
  • 2Law
    A person empowered by the owner of property to decide the disposition of that property:

    ‘an appointee will arrange to receive your state benefits and pay your bills’
    • ‘As an appointee you’re responsible for making and maintaining any benefit claims.’
    • ‘The city council became his legal appointee and started claiming retirement benefits and pensions credits on his behalf in 1995.’

Pronunciation

appointee

/əpɔɪnˈtiː/