Definition of preferee in US English:

preferee

noun

rare
  • A person who receives preferment or preferential treatment.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Marchamont Nedham (bap. 1620, d. 1678), journalist and pamphleteer. From prefer + -ee. Compare French préféré preferred one.

Pronunciation

preferee

/ˌprɛfəˈriː/