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demob-happy

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Definition of demob-happy in English:

adjective

British informal
Feeling elated because one is about to leave a stressful or responsible job or situation: he’s looking a little more relaxed these days, though he’s not demob-happy quite yet
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  • With the end of filming in sight, Schama has the air of the demob happy.
  • It might be an exaggeration to say that Henrik Larsson is demob happy.
  • But as our parliamentarians get demob happy, the temptation to look to a future in light entertainment grows stronger.

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