- The definition of an addressee is the intended recipient of something or the person to whom a verbal or written statement is to be delivered.
An example of the word addressee is the name on a piece of mail showing who should receive the mail.
addressee definition by Webster's New World
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the person to whom mail, etc. is addressed
addressee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The one to whom something is addressed.