Baby Boom Generation

nickname for the seventy-six million people born from 1946 to 1964

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • baby-boom generation — noun the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II • Syn: ↑baby boom • Hypernyms: ↑generation • Member Meronyms: ↑baby boomer, ↑boomer …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby boom — UK US noun ► [C] a period during which there is a big increase in the number of births, especially used to refer to the period in the UK and US between approximately 1945 and 1965: »China experienced a baby boom after the Communist Party came to… …   Financial and business terms

  • baby-boom — UK US noun ► [C] a period during which there is a big increase in the number of births, especially used to refer to the period in the UK and US between approximately 1945 and 1965: »China experienced a baby boom after the Communist Party came to… …   Financial and business terms

  • baby boom — n an increase in the number of babies born during a particular period, compared to other times used especially about people born between 1946 and 1964 ▪ the baby boom generation …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Baby boom — NOTOC A baby boom is any period of greatly increased birth rate during a certain period, and usually within certain geographical bounds and when the birth rate exceeds 2% of the population. Persons born during such a period are often called baby… …   Wikipedia

  • baby boom — noun the larger than expected generation in United States born shortly after World War II • Syn: ↑baby boom generation • Hypernyms: ↑generation • Member Meronyms: ↑baby boomer, ↑boomer * * * noun, pl ⋯ booms [count] …   Useful english dictionary

  • baby boom — a period of sharp increase in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. following World War II. [1950 55] * * * In the U.S., increase in the birth rate between 1946 and 1964; also, the generation born in the U.S. during that period. The hardships and… …   Universalium

  • Baby-boom — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Baby Boom. Le baby boom ou babyboum (auquel sera, plus tard, opposée la notion inverse de baby krach) est un terme anglais que l on peut remplacer par pic de la natalité et désigne une augmentation importante du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • baby-boom — [ babibum; bebi ] n. m. VAR. baby boum • 1958; babyboom 1954; mot angl., de baby « bébé » et boom « hausse » ♦ Anglic. Forte augmentation de la natalité. Des baby booms, des baby boums. ● baby boom, baby booms nom masculin ( …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Baby boom — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Baby Boom. Taux de natalité aux Etats Unis entre 1909 et 2004 ; le segment en rouge correspond au baby boom dans ce pays. Le baby boom ou « pic de la natalité& …   Wikipédia en Français

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