baby boom echo


Definition of baby boom echo

: a secondary baby boom that occurs when the children of a baby boom have children of their own : baby boomlet Construction spiked at the same time as a giant wave of 20-somethings—another wrinkle unique to Utah, a baby boom echo long after the rest of the country's—entered the worlds of work, housing and family.— Kirk Johnson, New York Times, 24 Feb. 2008

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1977, in the meaning defined above

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“Baby boom echo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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