semiretired

adjective semi·re·tired \ ˌse-mē-ri-ˈtī(-ə)rd , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

Definition of semiretired

: working only part-time especially because of age or ill health

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First Known Use of semiretired

1937


SEMIRETIRED Defined for English Language Learners

semiretired

adjective

Definition of semiretired for English Language Learners

  • : working only part-time at a career, job, etc., especially because you have reached the age at which you no longer need or want to work full-time


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