One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who has signed a contract or other official document.
- ‘Free-agent signees Trotter and Armstead join Arrington, giving the Redskins what could be the best linebacking corps in football.’
- ‘The Texans are considering veteran free-agent quarterbacks to play until Carr is ready, and the team is making it clear to prospective signees that the job does not come with long-term starting guarantees.’
- ‘Of coach Tommy Amaker's four signees, three rank among the nation's top 40 players.’
- ‘DeMoss essentially recruited an entire team with a signee at each position.’
- ‘Some of the Jaguars' best players, such as right offensive tackle Leon Searcy and receiver Keenan McCardell, have been free-agent signees.’
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