retiree

[ri-tahy-ree, -tahyuh r-ee]
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Origin of retiree

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; retire + -ee
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retiree

noun
  1. mainly US a person who has retired from work
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Word Origin and History for retiree
n.

1945, from retire + -ee.

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