Attendee



a person who is present at a specific time or place:
a conference with thousands of attendees.
Contemporary Examples

According to one attendee of that session, his absence was noticeable and “disappointing.”
Will the Chicago Teachers Strike Hurt Obama? James Warren September 11, 2012

The following day, I could listen to the musings of Donald Trump (I skipped this, as did almost every other attendee).
At CPAC, Calls for Fresh Ideas Are Followed by the Same Stale Shtick Michael Moynihan March 16, 2013

Peter Lauria talks to attendee Rabbi Shmuley Boteach about why Wyclef’s running.
Inside Wyclef’s Campaign Peter Lauria August 3, 2010

As one attendee described the event, it was like holding a feminist rally at “the house that sexual harassment built.”
Gloria Allred Takes On Herman Cain Jacob Bernstein, Jessica Bennett November 7, 2011

One attendee, an attractive woman in her 20s, passionately defended the soiree as a way for certain people to connect with Occupy.
Far From the Streets, the Bold-Faced Names Rub Shoulders With the Wall Street Occupiers Jeff Smith March 25, 2012

Jack Staver, a 56-year-old attendee from Woodstock, Georgia, said to a young dark-skinned flag salesman.
Dispatches From the Tea Party Express Benjamin Sarlin April 14, 2010

One attendee wishes that were the major line of attack—and not just faith.
On Abortion, Can’t Pro-Lifers Leave Religion Out of the Discussion? Caitlin Dickson March 14, 2013

Mere alluding to the walkout was sure to get a strong response from the suburban Republican crowd, and it did, said one attendee.
Will the Chicago Teachers Strike Hurt Obama? James Warren September 11, 2012

“Krohn was smug, condescending, and obviously completely ignorant of what he was saying,” the attendee said.
Jonathan Krohn David Frum July 3, 2012

Then he picked up a bag, and offered it to the attendee who happened to be closest to him.
Seattle Police Hand Out Doritos at Hempfest Winston Ross August 17, 2013

noun
a person who is present at a specified event
n.

“one who attends” (something), 1961, from attend + -ee. Attender is older (mid-15c.) but had senses “one who waits upon” and “one who gives heed.”

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    a person who is present at a specific time or place: a conference with thousands of attendees. Contemporary Examples The BronyCon convention planned for August already has 10,000 confirmed attendees. Inside the Bizarre World of ‘Bronies,’ Adult Male Fans of ‘My Little Pony’ Kevin Fallon April 30, 2014 For example, attendees shouted approval at questioners […]

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