nester nester  /ˈnɛ stər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who settles lawfully on government land with the intent to acquire title to it
  2. (n) a bird that has built (or is building) a nest

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If you're an empty nester looking to downsize, don't let the weak housing market stop you.
  2. She is an empty nester with a son in college.
  3. Then Prodi gazed toward the world's most powerful empty nester.

News

  1. Tony Nester and Friends

    Tony Nester and Friends. Original songs that speak of the Southern Humboldt experience, as well as covers from artists such as Stephen Stills and James Taylor. Music from 7-10pm. Local wine, food, art and gardens.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The North Coast Journal

  2. Caring Hearts Realty: solutions for the dilemmas of the sandwich generation

    Many parents were eagerly awaiting the freedom promised by children growing up and the opportunity to enjoy empty nester's syndrome. Now that the anticipated time in life has arrived, these same parents are discovering that their nest is far from empty.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  3. Cub Scout day camp changes Greeley location

    JOSHUA POLSON/jpolson@greeleytribune.com Cody Nester, 7, draws the bow at the archery range during the Cub Scout Day Camp on Thursday at Centennial Park in Greeley. The camp also featured an educational presentation by the Department of Wildlife and several other activities that scouts could enjoy.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Greeley Tribune

Quotes

  1. "She'sa junior so she'll be gone in a year-and-a-half, and I'll be an empty-nester, which is hard to believe," Elway said.
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: John Elway Source: Northwest Herald

  2. "This is across the board," said Sen. Mike Haridopolos, R-Melbourne, chairman of the Senate's Finance and Tax Committee. "First-time homebuyers. Persons trapped in their home. Or an empty nester. That's what we tried to do: Help all...
    on Apr 12, 2007 By: Mike Haridopolos Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

  3. Lythgoe says, "Just talking about it is tough. It's like giving birth to a baby and letting it go. You're an empty nester. Your children have left you."
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Nigel Lythgoe Source: Monsters and Critics.com

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