Definition of arrestee in English:

arrestee

Line breaks: ar|rest¦ee

noun

chiefly North American
A person who has been or is being legally arrested.
More example sentences
  • The police officer should routinely ‘frisk search’ the arrestee.
  • After all, the Vienna Convention applies to all foreign arrestees, not just those facing possible execution.
  • Arrestees who tested positive for at least one drug were significantly more likely to have had a prior arrest as compared to arrestees who did not test positive for drugs.

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