Definition of shortlistee in English:

shortlistee

noun

  • See shortlist

    • ‘A week earlier, Reid had been one of the losing shortlistees when Philip Gross's The Water Table won the TS Eliot prize’
    • ‘In practice, one of the 10 shortlistees each year hails from the unpopular end of things.’
    • ‘Saga magazine's glamorous editrix Emma Soames called the shortlistees on stage, produced an enormous cardboard cheque for £20,000, and handed it to Christopher Robbins.’
    • ‘This may not pose a problem for her fellow shortlistee, Damien Hirst, who can be seen prancing across the September issues of both Vanity Fair and Esquire.’
    • ‘The other thing is, being one of the people who has gone through the anguish and agony of being an unsuccessful shortlistee in the first Creative Scotland Awards, I feel there should be an element of proven need.’