retiree

noun
re·​tir·​ee | \ri-ˌtī-ˈrē \

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

My hometown of Phoenix, the fifth-largest city in the country, wants an economy based on land speculation, retirees, resorts, call centers and warehouses. Jon Talton, The Seattle Times, "In America’s ‘geography of despair,’ how to help the left-behind places?," 21 Nov. 2018 Thousands of people, many of them union retirees, rallied Thursday in Columbus, Ohio, in the name of Butch Lewis, a truck driver and Teamster union leader who died in 2015 after fighting for decades to save retirees’ pensions. Edward Mckinley, kansascity, "KC union retirees join rally in Ohio for pension fix — or is it a bailout?," 13 July 2018 Big 5 Sporting Goods: 10 percent off entire purchase for active duty, reserve military, retirees, veterans, spouses and dependent children with military ID or veteran status on driver’s license. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Oorah! Where active military, vets can save on Independence Day," 1 July 2018 Big 5 Sporting Goods: 10 percent off entire purchase for active duty, reserve military, retirees, veterans, spouses and dependent children with military ID or veteran status on driver’s license. Kelly Tyko, ajc, "Oorah! Where active military, vets can save on Independence Day," 1 July 2018 Cremeens, a recent retiree who began selling ice cream part time last year, was the first to receive an Elgin permit. Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, "End of ice cream truck ban in Elgin brings out excited customers of all ages," 19 May 2018 Last summer, 50 retirees, teachers and residents volunteered to help the kids read. Jennifer Conn, Akron Reporter, cleveland.com, "Akron expands Summer Reading Program; partners with Akron Public Schools on food program for kids," 15 May 2018 Many retirees have been displaced from their homes, including one elderly woman who fled in her wheelchair with her dog in her lap. Sara Randazzo, WSJ, "What’s Left in Two Communities After Fires Killed 44," 12 Nov. 2018 The film is threaded with reflective interviews, and framed by scenes of the retiree’s daily life, as a member of one of the most exclusive clubs: the dozen people who’ve walked on the Moon. Noel Murray, The Verge, "Netflix’s Last Man on the Moon is a perfect bookend for First Man," 12 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of retiree

1935, in the meaning defined above

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retiree

noun

English Language Learners Definition of retiree

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

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