baby boomer

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baby boomer

n.
A person born during a baby boom, especially the one in the United States and Canada from the mid 1940s to the early 1960s.

ba′by boom`er


n.
(sometimes caps.) a person born during a baby boom, esp. one born in the U.S. between 1946 and 1965.
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Noun1.baby boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950sbaby boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
baby boom, baby-boom generation - the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II
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The first ever map of alcohol-related health costs, launched by Alcohol Concern, reveals that the baby boom generation in Newcastle are the greatest burden on the NHS.
For high school and undergraduate students, Monhollon (history, Hood College) brings together 10 articles that follow different groups within the Baby Boom generation from the 1950s to the present to show how baby boomers experienced and impacted the same historical events differently, especially their influence on economy and culture, and how Americans were affected by the Baby Boom generation.
In addition, rising life expectancy and the large baby boom generation just nearing retirement age means that U.
Because the Baby Boom generation believe they've a divine right to have it all.
The think tank said a combination of the baby boom generation retiring and fewer graduates seeking jobs in local government had led to a potential staffing "crisis".
By calling for a "liberating tolerance," of all ideas coming from the Left and intolerance for all ideas coming from the Right, Marcuse successfully injected cultural Marxism--via relativism, political correctness and multiculturalism--into the baby boom generation and its progeny, thereby tranforming it into the state ideology of all Western nations.
One is statistical: the aging of the baby boom generation increased the proportion of lone mothers who are over 40.
An aging, wealthy baby boom generation with excess capital to invest in theaters, condos, restaurants, and charitable causes.
Our institutions are experiencing financial strains and limited resources to properly educate and train the children of the baby boom generation who are now in our educational pipeline.
With the oldest of the Baby Boom generation now starting to turn 60, it seems inevitable that we will soon be inundated with books and TV specials assessing the impact of this huge cohort on American society.
The oldest members of the so-called Baby Boom generation will soon be reaching retirement age.