post·​mil·​len·​ni·​al | \ ˌpōs(t)-mə-ˈle-nē-əl How to pronounce postmillennial (audio) \

Definition of postmillennial

1 : coming after or relating to the period after the millennium
2 : holding or relating to postmillennialism

Examples of postmillennial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lil Nas X, Kane Brown and Blanco Brown — all of them are doing something that’s very much a kind of millennial or postmillennial moment. Los Angeles Times, "In 2019, country music has a raging identity crisis. For Ken Burns, that’s a 100-year-old story," 4 Sep. 2019 Interwoven with all this is a postmillennial love story. N. K. Jemisin, New York Times, "The Latest in Science Fiction and Fantasy," 28 Dec. 2015 The Go Team’s ongoing dissection of postmillennial sonic overload skews sweet and surreal on Rolling Blackouts, the U.K. pop-hop collective’s addictive third — and possibly final — record. Scott Thill, WIRED, "Go Team’s Kitchen-Sink Sonics Fuel Rolling Blackouts," 31 Jan. 2011

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First Known Use of postmillennial

1851, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Postmillennial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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