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millennial

adjective mil·len·ni·al \ mə-ˈle-nē-əl \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of millennial

: of or relating to a millennium

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First Known Use of millennial

1664

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millennial

noun

Definition of millennial

: a person born in the 1980s or 1990s usually plural

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1991

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MILLENNIAL Defined for English Language Learners

millennial

Definition of millennial for English Language Learners

  • : relating to a millennium (a period of a thousand years)


millennial

Definition of millennial for English Language Learners

  • : a person who was born in the 1980s or 1990s



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