Define: Nest Egg

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Definition: Nest Egg

What is the dictionary definition of Nest Egg?

Dictionary Definition

  1. A quantity of money put by as a reserve or for a person’s retirement, often in savings.
  2. A natural or artificial egg placed in a bird’s nest, to encourage the bird to lay its own eggs there.


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Nest Egg. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. April 06, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Nest Egg. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 06, 2020).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Nest Egg are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 22nd March, 2020