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adjective. ['rɪˈtaɪrɪŋ, riːˈtaɪɝɪŋ, riːˈtaɪrɪŋ'] of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office.
Rhymes with Retiring
Sentences with retiring
1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Change out of clothing you’ve eaten in before retiring to your tent for the night.
Quotes about retiring
1. I was born in 1949, and by the time I was 10, I figured out that my hope chest was not aimed in the same direction everybody else's was. And that life was going to be very, very complicated. And that I could either be provocative and declamatory, or shy, retiring and scared.
- Dorothy Allison
2. I'm moving on. I should have made that clear when I made the announcement. I guess I wasn't clear. If people think you're leaving a show after all these years, you might be retiring. So I understand where they're coming from, but I should have impressed the fact that I hope I'm just moving on right now.
- Regis Philbin
adjective. ['rɪˈtaɪrɪŋ, riːˈtaɪɝɪŋ, riːˈtaɪrɪŋ'] reluctant to draw attention to yourself.
adjective. ['rɪˈtaɪrɪŋ, riːˈtaɪɝɪŋ, riːˈtaɪrɪŋ'] not arrogant or presuming.