- amputeesN-COUNTAn amputee is someone who has had all or part of an arm or a leg amputated.
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amputee — (n.) 1910, perhaps on a French model; see AMPUTATION (Cf. amputation) + EE (Cf. ee) … Etymology dictionary
amputee — ► NOUN ▪ a person who has had a limb amputated … English terms dictionary
amputee — [am΄pyo͞o tē′, am΄pyətē′] n. [ AMPUT(ATE) + EE1] a person who has had a limb or limbs amputated … English World dictionary
amputee — UK [ˌæmpjʊˈtiː] / US [ˌæmpjəˈtɪ] noun [countable] Word forms amputee : singular amputee plural amputees someone who has had a part of their body amputated … English dictionary
amputée — ● amputé, amputée adjectif et nom Qui a subi une amputation … Encyclopédie Universelle
amputee — noun Date: 1910 one that has had a limb amputated … New Collegiate Dictionary
amputee — /am pyoo tee /, n. a person who has lost all or part of an arm, hand, leg, etc., by amputation. [1905 10; AMPUT(ATED) + EE, modeled on F amputé, ptp. of amputer to amputate] * * * … Universalium
amputee — noun A person who has had one or more limbs removed. See Also: amputate, amputation … Wiktionary
amputee — A person with an amputated limb or part of limb. * * * am·pu·tee .am pyə tē n one that has had a limb amputated * * * am·pu·tee (am″pu teґ) a person who has had one or more limbs amputated … Medical dictionary
amputee — am|pu|tee [ˌæmpjuˈti:] n someone who has had an arm or a leg amputated … Dictionary of contemporary English