empty nester(redirected from an empty-nester)
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A parent whose children have moved out of the home. When our youngest goes off to college next year, we'll officially be empty nesters.
an empty nester
An empty nester is a parent whose children have left home. I'm trying to prepare myself for becoming an empty nester when my youngest child goes to university.
empty nestera person whose children have grown up and left home. informal
n. parents whose children have grown and moved out. There are a few adjustments that empty-nesters have to make.