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addaword.gifdefinition of greycation

noun
a family holiday (or vacation) which is spent with grandparents in an effort to share costs
Researchers say that total has soared this year thanks to the rising price of foreign holidays and the opportunities for sharing costs on a greycation. Nineteen per cent of those questioned said they will take a trip to a British destination with all the family to save money.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/05/2010 15:24:00
Definition of greycation from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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