contactee

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

contact +‎ -ee

Noun[edit]

contactee ‎(plural contactees)

  1. A person who is contacted by someone.
  2. (ufology, dated) A person who claims to have been contacted by alien beings from outer space.
    • 1966, "Harvard Astronomers Claim UFO's Are Based on Illusion and Religion," Harvard Crimson, 11 May:
      He believes the contactees (those who claim to have actual contact with beings from outer space) are actually creating a new theology.