Definition of baby boomer in English:

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baby boomer


A person born in the years following World War II, when there was a temporary marked increase in the birth rate: America’s health care costs are expected to soar as baby boomers become senior citizens [as modifier]: these are the children of baby boomer parents
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  • Two men, you might argue, played a much greater part in creating the permissive, liberal society, and neither of them were baby boomers.
  • As the population ages and the baby boomers move into retirement age, there will be an increasingly small pool of people to work and keep the economy afloat.
  • So the baby boomers' radical approach to everything from ageing to work patterns is inevitably affecting the business of dating too.

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Syllabification: baby boom·er

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