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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Early boomers -- beginning with Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, whose birth at one second past midnight on New Year's Day, 1946, has made her a minor celebrity -- grew up surrounded by the hippie counterculture, the music of the Beatles and Bob Dylan, and the Vietnam war.
KEY: a: Kathleen Casey-Kirschling b: "Levittowns" c: 40% d: 1957 e: 95% f: Bill Clinton
In 2008, Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, the first boomer to go on Social Security, signed up for early retirement at age 62.