- The definition of a consignee is a person who is designated as the receiver of goods.
When a merchant ships 100 pounds of wood flooring to a home builder, the home builder is an example of a consignee.
a person or dealer to whom something, esp. goods, is consigned
The one to whom something, such as goods or merchandise, is consigned.
- The person to whom a shipment is to be delivered.
consignee - Legal Definition
One who receives custody, but not ownership, of goods that are consigned. See also consignment.