Definitions

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  • adj. A state of enjoyable unemployment.

Etymologies

Blend of fun and unemployed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • [Hat Tip: Boing Boing] Ethan Persoff, the proprietor of Comics With Problems (which, if you are among the nation's "funemployed" you should spend the rest of the day reading) has unearthed a rare gem: a comic book about the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy.

    'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy Explained By Comic Book

  • I'm "funemployed," but so far the only thing that has taken a significant beating is my ego.

    Ace of Spades HQ

  • I feel for the newly "funemployed," as well as their parents who wrote big checks to educate their kids.

    Advertising Age - Homepage

  • Also making the short list was "funemployed," people using their unemployed status to have fun or pursue other interests.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Nice to know there are people who can afford to go to the beach while 'funemployed', but I am barely eeking by while my husband is calling McDonald's every day to see if they are hiring.

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  • US tourism chiefs are targeting credit-crunched jobless people with time on their hands, the so-called "funemployed", while in Asia golfing holidays are booming, notably in China, a study said.

    Medindia Health News

  • In the United States, which triggered last year's global financial near-meltdown, the travel trade is pinning its hopes on the "funemployed" to keep the industry afloat.

    Medindia Health News

  • [Hat Tip: Boing Boing] Ethan Persoff, the proprietor of Comics With Problems (which, if you are among the nation's "funemployed" you should spend the rest ...

    'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Policy Explained By Comic Book

  • North of the border, a funemployed summer - USATODAY. com

    North of the border, a funemployed summer

  • "One would be hard-pressed to find someone more funemployed than I," Gibbons wrote to The Globe and Mail.

    North of the border, a funemployed summer

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