- The definition of an empty nester is a parent whose children have all grown up and left home.
An example of an empty nester is a mom who has just dropped off her youngest child at college.
empty nester definition by Webster's New World
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a person whose children have grown up and left home
empty nester definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun InformalThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A parent whose children have grown and left home.
empty nester - Business Definition
A parent whose children have all grown up and left home.