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Definition of 'empty-nester'

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The average empty-nester skipped two breakfasts, two lunches and an evening meal a week. The Sun (2015)The silver lining is the prospect of being an empty-nester. Times, Sunday Times (2017)In turn, many empty-nester homes need to be restyled to attract new owners. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the traditional image of the empty-nester is dowdy, sad and purposeless, she could not be further from it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is thanks to the adaptable broken-plan layout she designed to solve the occupational hazard of the empty-nester. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Then there are the downsizers — empty-nester couples looking to trade in their four- or five-bedroom family home for something smaller. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Definition of empty-nester from the Collins English Dictionary
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