Definition of recipient :
1. A receiver; the person or thing that receives; one to whom, or that to which, anything is given or communicated; specifically, the receiver of a still.
2. Receiving; receptive.
- Despite her assumption of hostility toward the fellow since that memorable day in Pennington's woods, the Colonel was now fully convinced that she had made her peace with him and had been the recipient of his secret attentions right along. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
- Later she refused more than a swift glance of dismay at the photograph of the bully proudly displayed to her by the recipient. - "The Wrong Twin", Harry Leon Wilson.
- In a few hours the arrival of the " Alaska" became known through the town, and as the newspapers made known the object of the expedition, the commander of the Swedish vessel soon found himself the recipient of the most flattering attentions. - "The Waif of the "Cynthia"", André Laurie and Jules Verne.