Definition of 'nest egg'
Example sentences containing 'nest egg'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
She also has a nest egg for retirement but is concerned that the investments are not performing well. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A core group of tens of thousands saw the value of their retirement nest eggs halved overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They hope to add to their nest egg from the 100 that they reckon they can save each month. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most appear to be in it for the long term, frequently regarding their buy-to-let portfolios as a retirement nest egg. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'nest egg'
Used Rarely. nest egg is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of nest egg from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.