a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation.
No wonder Portman looks so beleaguered in the film: she is perhaps the first amputee professional ballerina.
Butchery at the Ballet Toni Bentley February 24, 2011
In 2007, Heather Mills—an amputee and alpine skier (and yes, the former wife of Paul McCartney)—danced on the show.
How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star Rose Eveleth April 29, 2014
How did amputees or amputee groups feel about the throwing of the leg itself, this viewer wondered.
‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale Tim Teeman July 22, 2014
a person who has had a limb amputated
1910, perhaps on a French model; see amputation + -ee.
amputee am·pu·tee (ām’pyu-tē’)
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.
a son of Pelias, husband of Chloris, and father of Mopsus. Historical Examples And he arose from his bed with joy and woke all his comrades hurriedly and told them the prophecy of Mopsus the son of Ampycus. The Argonautica Apollonius Rhodius
amraam advanced medium-range air-to-air missile Contemporary Examples In the not-too-distant future, the amraam might also be out-ranged by new weapons that are being developed around the world. Pentagon Worries That Russia Can Now Outshoot U.S. Stealth Jets Dave Majumdar December 3, 2014 It will still carry a pair of Raytheon AIM-120 amraam long-range air-to-air missiles […]
amra American Medical Record Association Historical Examples The blacks were frothing crazy now, shaking and tearing at their chains and shrieking the name of amra like an invocation. The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard Let Argos forget amra, and let my dealings with him be lost in the dust of the past. The […]
the father of Aaron and Moses. Ex. 6:20. Contemporary Examples This alternative alliance is precisely what Labor’s Isaac Herzog and Livni’s partner, Amram Mitzne, have been calling for. How Yair Lapid’s Gambit Ends Bernard Avishai March 6, 2013 Historical Examples The family of Amram was distinguished by a very striking peculiarity. Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. […]