Main meanings of affrontee in English

: affrontee1affrontee2

affrontee1

Pronunciation /əˌfrʌnˈtiː/

noun

  • A person who is or has been affronted; an insulted or offended person.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. From affront + -ee, after affronter.

Main meanings of affrontee in English

: affrontee1affrontee2

affrontee2

(also affronté, affrontée, affronty)

Pronunciation /əˈfrʌnti/ /əˈfrʌnteɪ/

adjective

Heraldry
  • 1rare Of two figures in a design: facing each other. Compare "affronted", "confronté".

  • 2Of a figure: facing the viewer; showing the full face.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Alexander Nisbet (1657–1725), heraldic writer. From French affronté (of two figures) facing one another, face-to-face, use as adjective of the past participle of affronter.