snowbird(redirected from a snow-bird)
One who leaves their home to stay in a warmer climate during the winter months (as to avoid snow and other winter weather). Often said of retirees. Now that my parents are retired, they're total snowbirds—they leave New York after Christmas and spend the rest of the winter in Florida.
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