Definition of pledgee in English:

pledgee

noun

  • A person to whom a pledge is given.

    • ‘It is worthwhile recalling, however, that where the amount of the credit involved exceeds £25,000, or where the pledgee is a company, the transaction is in any event not a regulated agreement.’
    • ‘Under English law, it said, there could be no doubt that a pledgee like the bank might hand back to the pledgor as his agent goods it had pledged for the purposes of sale, without diminishing the power of the security.’

Pronunciation

pledgee

/plɛˈdʒi//pleˈjē/