Recent Examples of semiretirement from the Web
Emil Jannings is the hotel doorman whose life is ruined when he is shunted to semiretirement as a lavatory attendant and his beautiful uniform is taken away from him.
But New York did coax Wolfe himself out of semiretirement last year to write about the photographer Marie Cosindas, an old friend who had just died at 93.
To buttress their case, the British authorities have portrayed Mr. Skripal as a symbolic victim who was living quietly in semiretirement in Salisbury, England, after being swapped in a high-profile spy exchange in 2010.
Metro was forced to bring some older buses out of semiretirement to keep routes going in the interim.
One, an environmentalist and writer, Briony Penn, had persuaded Mr. Shields to come out of semiretirement and help steer The Land Conservancy, which was heavily in debt.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'semiretirement.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up semiretirement? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).