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See also: babyboomer
- A person born in the postwar years (generally considered in the United States and other Allied countries as between 1945 and the early 1960s), when there was a marked increase in birthrates throughout the Western world following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.
- Synonym: boomer
- 1982 January 10, Thomas L. Friedman, “The Baby Boom Comes of Age”, in New York Times:
- The baby boomers, Americans born between 1946 and 1961, are increasingly discovering that the cohorts with whom they crowded into maternity wards, elementary schools, colleges and entry-level jobs are now clogging the fast track to the top as well, demographers say.
person born after Second World War
baby boomer m, f (plural baby boomers)