Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search



block +‎ -ee


blockee ‎(plural blockees)

  1. (rare) One who, or that which, is blocked.
    • 1992, Jane Dentinger, Dead Pan
      O'Roarke thought Gabby's observation was fairly accurate, more accurate than she intended since she, herself, was also among the blockees.
    • 2003, Thomas Kyte, Effective Oracle by design
      This is an artificial deadlock situation, where the blocker cannot free the blockees, since the blockees have all of the shared servers tied up.