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Definition of "retiree" []

  • One who has retired from active working life. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "retiree" in a sentence
  • "After all, if you compare the carbon footprint of a kid to a retiree, the retiree is the one who emits much more carbon, what with jet-setting off on vacations and whatnot."
  • "But for pension plans that expect to deplete their assets, the proposal calls for certain retiree obligations to be discounted based on a municipal-bond rate, currently averaging 2% to 3%."
  • "This bulky machine constructed by one enthusiast retiree from the Russian city of Kirov is powered by the old Yamaha motorcycle engine and is entirely made of scrap …."