He is also the recipient of a Peabody Award and four Overseas Press Club Awards.
Whitcomb is a chain-smoker who sports a leather jacket, listens to punk rock, and is the recipient of a heart transplant.
The giver of a perfect gift wishes “solely to please the recipient.”
She avoids the terms “donor” and “recipient” as she believes they are in a mutually beneficial relationship.
The emails urge the recipient to open an attachment related to the latest Israeli operation known as Pillar of Defense.
A black cat of the household was a recipient of his practical jokes.
He leaned from the saddle to bring his recipient hand to a convenient distance.
They diluted their ink with water, till the recipient of the letter cried, Prithee, why so pale?
Where it is assumed that the recipient will not want to read the letter.
Praise from such a source was most gratifying to its recipient, although he felt that it was not altogether deserved.
1550s, from Middle French récipient (16c.) and directly from Latin recipientem (nominative recipiens), present participle of recipere (see receive). As an adjective from 1610s. Related: Recipience; recipiency.
recipient re·cip·i·ent (rĭ-sĭp'ē-ənt)
Functioning as a receiver; receptive. n.
One who receives blood, tissue, or an organ from a donor.