Definition of Boomer

1. Noun. A member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s. "They expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"

Exact synonyms: Baby Boomer
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Group relationships: Baby Boom, Baby-boom Generation

Definition of Boomer

1. n. One who, or that which, booms.

Definition of Boomer

1. Noun. An adult male kangaroo. ¹

2. Noun. A baby boomer. ¹

3. Noun. (US mainly 1920-1930) A transient worker who would move from boom town to boom town in search of temporary work. ¹

4. Noun. (US nautical military slang) A nuclear ballistic missile submarine, SSBN. ¹

5. Noun. (U.K.) The bittern. ¹

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Definition of Boomer

1. one that booms [n -S] - See also: booms

Medical Definition of Boomer

1. 1. One who, or that which, booms. 2. A North American rodent, so named because it is said to make a booming noise. See Sewellel. 3. A large male kangaroo. 4. One who works up a "boom". Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Boomer

boom and bust
boom bap
boom box
boom boxes
boom out
boom town
boom vang
boom vangs
boomer (current term)
boomerang baby
boomerang child
boomerang children
boomerang kid

Literary usage of Boomer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Canadian Album: Men of Canada : Or, Success by Example, in Religion by William Cochrane, John Castell Hopkins, W. J. Hunter (1896)
""J^RANCIS THOMAS boomer, _ I General Manager of the Quebec street railway, ... Colonel John boomer, Assistant City Treasurer, and in his day one of the most ..."

2. Laws Passed by the Legislature of the State of Nebraska by Nebraska (1875)
"AN ACT To provide for the payment of certain state warrants issued to Thayer and boomer. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State nf Nebraska: ..."

3. The Union Pacific Railway: A Study in Railway Politics, History, and Economics by John Patterson Davis (1894)
"Next a mysterious contract was made by Durant and a man suggestively named boomer (afterward declared to have enjoyed existence only in Durant's fertile ..."

4. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1868)
"... dispatches from McClernand—Reinforcements sent to McClernand—Death of boomer—Results of the assault—Comparison with assaults in European wars. ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas for the by Charles Patrick Daly (1874)
"boomer v. Brown. ... it was affirmed and this appeal was taken from that decision. boomer ... boomer ..."

6. Index to American Genealogies: And to Genealogical Material Contained in All Daniel Steele Durrie by Daniel Steele Durrie (1900)
"153 Virginia Mag. of History vii, 94-100, 208, 322-4 Wheeler's Brunswick Me. History 830 Boom — Munsell's Albany Colls. iv. 101 boomer — Austin's RI Gen. ..."

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