One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who has retired from employment.‘retirees with large pensions’
- ‘They welcome chess players of all ages, from tots to retirees.’
- ‘Female retirees often receive only half of the pension benefits of men due to pay disparity.’
- ‘The DVD might provide a pleasant evening for retirees in the mood for some innocuous nostalgia.’
- ‘In 1962, construction was completed on houses there for Danish foreign service retirees.’
- ‘A very funny scene shows retirees patrolling the waters of Florida in an effort to provide some geriatric form of homeland security.’
- ‘Believing there is still dignity to be had in his work, the crafty retiree hatches a plan.’
- ‘The company may have been reducing medical benefits for its retirees.’
- ‘The economic problem of caring for a large number of retirees in the future cannot be solved with private accounts.’
- ‘In promising a fixed payment over a number of years, corporations commit to transfer a portion of future earnings to retirees.’
- ‘Soon the retiree began soliciting friends in the trade for any rare or curious fixtures they might have squirrelled away.’
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