baby boomer

(noun) An individual born after World War II (1939–1945) in the United States between mid-1940 and mid-1960.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: baby boomers
  • A baby boomer is part of the baby boomer generation.
  • A type of ascribed status and individual.
  • Variant form:
    • baby-boomer
    • babyboomer
  • Informally called boomer.

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