appointee appointee  /ə pɔ ɪn ˈti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an official who is appointed
  2. (n) a person who is appointed to a job or position

Usage(s):

  1. The bill initially would have required the appointee be from the same party as the person who created the vacancy, a Democrat in the case of Kennedy's successor.
  2. He was a Palin appointee, and she had the right to fire him.
  3. Judge Alfred Goodwin, a Nixon appointee, wrote the decision a fact congressional Democrats were delighted to share with anyone who'd listen.

News

  1. Anaheim taps former mayor for charter committee

    ANAHEIM - Along with being president of a lobbying firm that bears his name, former mayor Curt Pringle can now add city appointee to his résumé.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

  2. Transgender candidate could become a first in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Wymore is a typical city council candidate in many ways, campaigning as a community board appointee, ex-PTA chair and founder of a roster of local organizations. But Wymore's community-leader resume has an unusual feature: He built much of it while he was a woman.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Cuomo's appointee wish list

    Cuomo's appointee wish list Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:19 am, Monday, June 17, 2013 Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the Senate to help him put his stamp on the Workers' Compensation Board, add a former gaming tribe's lobbyist to the state Gaming Commission, and place some business ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "I will ask you to not hang and lynch the appointee as you try to castigate the appointer. Separate, if you will, the appointee from the appointed. Ronald Burris is worthy," Rush said.
    on Dec 30, 2008 By: Bobby Rush Source: ABC News

  2. "Sometimes the best position would be for the appointee to make the decision and not force the president to do so. You best serve the person you work for when you can decide that if you are a distraction that you no longer will create that level of...
    on Apr 23, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: FOX News

  3. "I was contacted for confirmation that I was being ousted to make room for another appointee," Cummins wrote.
    on Apr 26, 2007 By: Bud Cummins Source: FOXNews

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