baby boomlet


: a small or secondary baby boom (as in the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s)

Examples of baby boomlet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elsewhere in Asia, countries are expecting a dragon baby boomlet. Lyric Li, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2024 But some are hoping for a baby boom, or even a baby boomlet, in the year ahead as Saturday marks the start of a Lunar New Year and the dawn of the Year of the Dragon. Lyric Li, Washington Post, 10 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of baby boomlet was in 1963

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“Baby boomlet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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