retiree

noun re·tir·ee \ ri-ˌtī-ˈrē \
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

Definition of retiree

: a person who has retired from a working or professional career

Examples of retiree in a Sentence

  1. a group of elderly retirees

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First Known Use of retiree

1935


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Definition of retiree for English Language Learners

  • : someone who has permanently stopped working in a job or profession : a person who has retired



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