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1. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age.

Synonyms

  • people
  • coevals
  • peer group
  • youth culture

Antonyms

  • clergy
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Baby Boom Generation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word baby-boom-generation


1. Noun Phrase
Second, the aging baby boom generation will need increasing quantities of durable medical equipment for age-related infirmities.

2. Noun Phrase
The primary demographic trend is the retirement of the baby boom generation.

2. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent.

Synonyms

  • baby-boom generation
  • baby boom
  • generation X
  • gen X
  • biological group

Antonyms

  • living
  • poor
  • dead
  • initiate

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the normal time between successive generations.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. baby-wise

adverb. like a baby.

5. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.

Synonyms

  • pappoose
  • newborn
  • suckling
  • abandoned infant
  • kid
  • test-tube baby
  • papoose
  • nurseling
  • blue baby
  • babe
  • foundling
  • war baby
  • neonate
  • child
  • cherub
  • infant
  • newborn baby
  • nursling
  • newborn infant

Antonyms

  • attend
  • have
  • include
  • overshoot

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] make a resonant sound, like artillery.

Synonyms

  • go
  • din

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • top out
  • miss

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a deep prolonged loud noise.

Synonyms

  • roar
  • thunder
  • roaring

Antonyms

  • sympatry
  • absence
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

8. boom

verb. ['ˈbuːm'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • hit
  • nail

Antonyms

  • cry
  • whisper
  • stand still
  • unsuccessful

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

9. baby

noun. ['ˈbeɪbi'] the youngest member of a group (not necessarily young).

Synonyms

  • progeny
  • offspring

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • babee (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. boom

noun. ['ˈbuːm'] a state of economic prosperity.

Antonyms

  • deflate

Etymology

  • boom (Dutch)
  • boom (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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