1A sum of money saved for the future: I worked hard to build up a nice little nest egg
More example sentences
- My best bet, I figured, was to work full time for awhile and save enough money to have a nest egg for college.
- ISAs are probably the best way for us to save money for a rainy day, build up a nest egg and save for the long term.
- Younger workers should have the opportunity to build a nest egg by saving part of their Social Security taxes in a personal retirement account.
savings, life savings, cache, funds, reserve
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: nest egg
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.