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boomlet

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noun boom·let \ˈbüm-lət\

Simple Definition of boomlet

  • : a sudden and usually brief increase in business activity : a small boom

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of boomlet

  1. :  a small boom; specifically :  a sudden increase in business activity <a stock market boomlet>

Examples of boomlet in a sentence

  1. A few years ago, the town enjoyed a nice boomlet, but since then times have been tough.



1880

First Known Use of boomlet

1880

Rhymes with boomlet


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