addressee addressee  /ˌæd rɛ ˈsi/


  • (n) one to whom something is addressed


  1. When Pasquale presented himself at One Police Plaza to pick up the case, the clerk wouldn't let him have it; Louise Buzzelli, the addressee on the letter, would have to come.
  2. When you connect the camera to the computer, the software automatically downloads the picture, then sends it to the addressee.
  3. And the address is written in such a fine and flowing hand that even when it is illegible the hopeful addressee can find some profitable pleasure in puzzling over it.



  1. When asked what else the United States should do, Ahmadinejad said, "Let us not get into a hurry. Let [the Americans] follow and stabilize the step they have taken. Our addressee understands our words."
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Stratfor (registration)

  2. "The government is the addressee regarding MHP's political assessments. It is the party to respond on this issue and it has the political responsibility," Bahceli said in a written statement.
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Devlet Bahceli Source: Hürriyet

  3. "We may request technical and legal support. Apart from that, EU will definitely have no political intervention in the process. The talks continue and we have no other addressee than UN," Talat said.
    on Mar 11, 2009 By: Mehmet Ali Talat Source:

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