slump·​fla·​tion ˌsləmp-ˈflā-shən How to pronounce slumpflation (audio)
: a state or period of combined economic decline and rising inflation

Word History


slump entry 2 + inflation

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slumpflation was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Slumpflation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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