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Definition of "parolee" [parolee]

  • One who is released on parole. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "parolee" in a sentence
  • "No governor can know in advance which parolee is going to re-offend."
  • "We offer all the help we can and if the parolee is not ready to be a responsible member of the community we can send him back to prison to finish his sentence."
  • "It would seem to be a more useful arrangement where the parolee is released to someone he knows."