short-timer

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

short-timer (plural short-timers)

  1. (military) A soldier during the Vietnam war who had less than two months to serve.
  2. (military) A person who would not be required to do a difficult or dangerous task.
  3. (colloquial) An employee who has given notice of their intent to leave.

ReferencesEdit

[1]Tour of Duty, Episode #18, "The Short-Timer"
[2]Glossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War

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