retiree

noun
re·​tir·​ee | \ ri-ˌtī-ˈrē How to pronounce retiree (audio) \

Definition of retiree

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

Examples of retiree in a Sentence

a group of elderly retirees
Recent Examples on the Web With $453,025 in the bank, our retiree-hopeful doesn’t have enough cash to sustain a $50,000 income stream—not in a world where the S&P 500 index is paying a measly 1.3% dividend yield. Michael Foster, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Leitzer sought to contradict BCPS’s assertation that no retiree information was compromised. Sabrina Leboeuf, Baltimore Sun, 2 May 2022 When retiree Jennifer Johnson moved to Nashville to be closer to her grandchild, her family warned her not to see a doctor at Vanderbilt’s main campus, which is under perpetual construction. Kaiser Health News, oregonlive, 26 Apr. 2022 When retiree Jennifer Johnson moved to Nashville to be closer to her grandchild, her family warned her not to see a doctor at Vanderbilt’s main campus, which is under perpetual construction. Blake Farmer, Fortune, 25 Apr. 2022 Sylvia Bergin, a British retiree, submitted a claim for her grandfather’s policy with copies of birth certificates, police records and passports. Los Angeles Times, 23 Mar. 2022 More recently, the scientist’s legacy has resurfaced thanks to researchers at U.H. Mānoa and a Baltimore retiree named Stan Ali. Kathleen M. Wong, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Mar. 2022 Most of this debt comes from unfunded retirement benefit promises, such as pension and retiree healthcare debt. James Freeman, WSJ, 7 Feb. 2022 Kattye Adderly Thomas, a cancer patient and retiree, recently told Broward County commissioners she was dumbfounded when her landlord raised her rent for her two-bedroom house in Lauderdale Lakes from $1,350 to $1,900. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, 13 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of retiree

1935, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

15 May 2022

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“Retiree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retiree. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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