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addaword.gifdefinition of res-caper

noun
someone, usually someone who has been made redundant, who goes on holiday to escape the recession. It is a blend of 'recession' and 'escaper'.
The study ... uncovered that the nation’s unemployed are spending in excess of £382 million on trips abroad, with the average Res-caper spending £2,678.69 on their dream trip.
Submitted on 02/09/2009 15:19:00
Definition of res-caper from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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