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1. One that booms: an amp that is a real boomer.
2. Informal A baby boomer.
3. Informal A nuclear submarine armed with ballistic missiles.
4. A transient worker, especially in bridge construction.
5. Australian A large, fully grown male kangaroo.


1. (Animals) Austral a large male kangaroo
2. informal Austral and NZ anything exceptionally large
[from English dialect]


(ˈbu mər)

1. a person or thing that booms.
2. a person who settles in areas or towns that are booming.
3. Informal. baby boomer.
4. an itinerant or migratory worker.


Colloquial for a load binder, a tool used to tighten chains holding down loads.
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Noun1.Boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950sboomer - 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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It was a shocking bad wound, began the whale-surgeon; and, taking my advice, Captain Boomer here, stood our old Sammy-- Samuel Enderby is the name of my ship, interrupted the one-armed captain, addressing Ahab; go on, boy.
Yes, Captain Boomer, if you are quick enough about it, and have a mind to pawn one arm for the sake of the privilege of giving decent burial to the other, why in that case the arm is yours; only let the whale have another chance at you shortly, that's all.
Baby boomers and millennials share many similarities when it comes to saving and spending money, according to a survey released Monday by TD Ameritrade.
With baby boomers numbering at 76 million and possessing tremendous buying power, retailers cannot afford to neglect them on the store brand side.
But the next wave of boomers to retire are more Democratic than the ones to follow.
Summary paragraph: Insights from Boomers prepared for retirement
According to the firm's latest report, 1st Wave Boomers (ages 57-66) and 2nd Wave Boomers (ages 48-56) comprise 44% of the affluent investor population.
Three quarters of younger baby boomers don't contribute to an individual retirement account, according to a new report.
CHICAGO -- At 80 million strong, baby boomers make up one of the largest demographics in the United States.
Boomers are innovators and pioneers and have lead transformation on many fronts from environmental protection to women's rights; now they are leading the healthy aging movement.