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boomer

noun boom·er

Simple Definition of boomer

  • : a person born during a period of time when many babies were born : a person born during a baby boom

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boomer

  1. 1 :  one that booms

  2. 2 :  one that joins a rush of settlers to a boom area

  3. 3 :  a transient worker (as a bridge builder)

  4. 4 :  a person born during a baby boom :  baby boomer

1880

First Known Use of boomer

1880



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