empty nesterempty nester
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.
a person whose children have grown up and left home
A parent whose children have grown and left home.
(plural empty nesters)
- A person whose children have grown up and left home.
- attributive form of empty nester
- empty-nester ststus