[ adjective ] no longer active in your work or profession
Used in print(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
The famed Yankee_Clipper , now retired , has been assisting as a batting_coach .(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
But then one day , while on a week 's visit to the country home of a retired Swiss jeweler , Rousseau amused the company with a_few little melodies he had written , to which he attached no great importance .(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)
The portwatchers were retired longshoremen and small_time seafarers off towboats and barges who acted_as watchmen on the wharves .
There I was a retired wobbly and structural iron_worker who 'd never gouged a cent off a fellow_worker in my thirty years in the movement .
[ adjective ] honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in "professor emeritus"
"retired from `assigned duties'" does not necessarily imply that one is inactive
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
One of the local callers , a retired brigadier apparently left_over from Kipling 's tales of India , does not approve of the way Larkin gets his birds .