semiretirement love

Definitions

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  • noun A state of partial retirement, working only part-time or occasionally

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ retirement

Examples

  • Now nearly 60years and perhaps 100 million rifles later, Mikhail Kalashnikov is both ageneral in semiretirement and Moscow's unofficial firearms ambassador to theworld.

    The History of the Kalashnikov

  • Now nearly 60 years and perhaps 100 million rifles later, Mikhail Kalashnikov is both a general in semiretirement and Moscow's unofficial firearms ambassador to the world.

    The Father of 100 Million Rifles

  • Most of the remaining directors have since retired or now work in small private or family businesses, a euphemism for semiretirement.

    NYT > Home Page

  • But in the last few years, the 80-year-old Mr. Breslauer went into what associates describe as a semiretirement, whittling his client roster down to just two.

    Spielberg and Katzenberg Get Hit

  • And I’m thinking that I could become a silent partner with Wally, let Wally and Estelle keep handling things in the fine way they have been while I make a few adjustments here and there, and I can go into what you might call semiretirement.

    Sufficient Grace

  • And I’m thinking that I could become a silent partner with Wally, let Wally and Estelle keep handling things in the fine way they have been while I make a few adjustments here and there, and I can go into what you might call semiretirement.

    Sufficient Grace

  • "Once I knock this rust off, I know I'll be able to help the team and hopefully be a bigger factor," said Law, who came out of "semiretirement" to join the squad.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • Last month, eight of her old and new singing partners gathered at Herbst Theatre here to celebrate Frederica von Stade's semiretirement from the opera stage, after 41 years.

    Singing Into Retirement

  • Mr. Layton did some research, settled on Partnership for the Homeless and then got even more involved as he entered "semiretirement" seven years ago.

    A Gift to Assist Homeless Families

  • He's expected to go into semiretirement and will likely offer counsel to the White House.

    Obama Team's Departures

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