demob demob


  • (v) retire from military service



  1. Wrote a sergeant from Germany: "This demob news shook the boys more than anything.
  2. Now undergraduates come from all over, wearing the new uniform of corduroy trousers, Army shirts and "demob" jackets.


  • Mr Prescott replied: "I leave whoever it is to be the next prime minister to make that judgement but I'm bound to say to you, I'm in a rather happy demob stage, so I can really say that."
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: John Prescott Source: BBC News

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