empty nester

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noun empty nest·er \-ˈne-stər\

Definition of empty nester

  1. :  a parent whose children have grown and moved away from home

1958

First Known Use of empty nester

1958


EMPTY NESTER Defined for English Language Learners

empty nester

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noun empty nest·er \-ˈne-stər\

Definition of empty nester for English Language Learners

  • : a parent whose children have grown up and moved away from home

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