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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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