legatee legatee

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone to whom a legacy is bequeathed

Usage(s):

  1. Ted Kennedy is considerably more than a legatee.
  2. In that race, virtually all the elders got in line behind Mondale, the party's legatee.
  3. His brother, the late Isaac Starr, was named residuary legatee by the will of Walter Garrett's sister Julia, whose adviser he had been.

Quotes

  • "As trade unionist and the legatee of the great labour leader and mentor the Rt Excellent Sir Alexander Bustamante, Hugh Shearer has carried the mantle of concern of those who labour in his native Jamaica, and he has worked assiduously for all of 50...
    on Jul 18, 2004 By: Rex Nettleford Source: Jamaica Observer

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