boomlet

noun boom·let \ ˈbüm-lət \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of boomlet

: 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.

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First Known Use of boomlet

1880

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


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