baby boomer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n baby boomer a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
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Idioms

Baby boomer - (USA) A baby boomer is someone born in the years after the end of the Second World War, a period when the population was growing very fast.
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Usage

In literature:

Teenagers were fairly scarce; most Well users (known as "Wellbeings") were thirty- and forty-something Baby Boomers.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
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In news:

Forecasters predicted baby boomers would retire in droves, leaving massive vacancies.
As baby boomers near retirement, many are discovering that they aren't yet financially prepared to leave their careers.
Female baby boomers shattered glass ceilings and enrolled in colleges that shut out their mothers, an unprecedented freedom of choice that got many single female baby boomers to a dead end, wondering how they'll afford to live decades longer.
NEW YORK — For baby boomers who grew up on the thrilling conventions of James Bond spy movies, the term "Bond girls" is likely synonymous with buxom babes and sexy Playboy magazine photo spreads.
For guys it might have been GI Joe, for too many girls to mention it was a Barbie and for many of the baby boomers it might have been Sparkle Plenty.
It was tempting in his later years to view LeRoy Neiman as a relic of 20th century kitsch, but as any baby boomer will tell you, there was a time he was seen as a fresh, innovative chronicler of the athletic scene.
I'm a member of the baby-boomer generation and a retired Air Force Vietnam combat veteran.
Whatever middle age meant before, baby boomers are redefining it as they " cope with menopause.".
Younger baby boomers can't get a break -- and now some are going broke just as they are nearing retirement.
Welcome back, Baby Boomers and suburban-raised Gen Xers, to your childhoods.
Baby boomers say age gives them office cred .
Actor became idol to baby boomers with 1950s television role.
Baby boomers who thought they were on the cusp of retirement have suffered more than any other group in America.
Baby boomers, boats and birth data .
With social security's uncertain future more baby boomers are working past normal retirement ages of 60-65.
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