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  1. Boomersnoun

    the men's national basketball representative team of Australia

  2. Etymology: From boomer, Australian slang for an adult male kangaroo.


  1. boomers

    Baby boomers, often shortened to boomers, are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. The generation is often defined as people born from 1946 to 1964, during the mid-20th century baby boom. The dates, the demographic context, and the cultural identifiers may vary by country. The baby boom has been described variously as a "shockwave" and as "the pig in the python". Most baby boomers are children of either the Greatest Generation or the Silent Generation, and are often parents of older Gen Xers and Millennials.In the West, boomers' childhoods in the 1950s and 1960s had significant reforms in education, both as part of the ideological confrontation that was the Cold War, and as a continuation of the interwar period. In the 1960s and 1970s, as this relatively large number of young people entered their teens and young adulthood—the oldest turned 18 in 1964—they, and those around them, created a very specific rhetoric around their cohort, and the social movements brought about by their size in numbers, such as the counterculture of the 1960s and its backlash.In many countries, this period was one of deep political instability due to the postwar youth bulge. In China, boomers lived through the Cultural Revolution and were subject to the one-child policy as adults. These social changes and rhetoric had an important impact in the perceptions of the boomers, as well as society's increasingly common tendency to define the world in terms of generations, which was a relatively new phenomenon. This group reached puberty and maximum height earlier than previous generations.In Europe and North America, many boomers came of age in a time of increasing affluence and widespread government subsidies in postwar housing and education, and grew up genuinely expecting the world to improve with time. Those with higher standards of living and educational levels were often the most demanding of betterment. In the early 21st century, baby boomers in some developed countries are the single biggest cohort in their societies due to subreplacement fertility and population aging. In the United States, they are the second most numerous age demographic after millennials.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boomers in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boomers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  1. Caroline Pearson:

    We are going to [have] double the number of middle-income seniors when the baby boomers age, fewer of those baby boomers are going to have spouses or children who live nearby to provide unpaid caregiving support.

  2. Stephanie Brinley:

    Baby boomers and millennials all want technology. They all want storage, they all want visibility, i think focusing on making it right is more important than the number associated with it.

  3. Katie Libbe:

    It’s been widely reported that baby boomers are worried about their retirement, but the financial planning and retirement concerns of Generation X have gotten less attention, while our study confirms that many boomers still lack confidence about their future, it reveals alarming realities about the significant angst and pessimism Gen X feels regarding the current and future state of their finances. They’re the next generation that’s quickly approaching retirement and their hands-off approach to planning and preparation is alarming.

  4. Emily Jashinsky:

    Where the anxieties of the working class and Baby Boomers were channeled into Trump, the anxieties of the left were channeled into a furious, culture-wide censorship campaign (against the Common Good). (Our Parents)

  5. Elizabeth Ochoa:

    Something I see a lot of now is divorce in Baby Boomers and the older population.

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    a small contrasting part of something
    • A. collation
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