boomer boomer  /ˈbu mər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s

Usage(s):

  1. Senior Living - PTI's Generations section features news and articles on the baby boomer generation as well as senior and retirement living.
  2. And like a good post-boomer, Conan got promoted only to discover that his baby-boomer predecessor is not so keen on retiring after all.
  3. Unlike their mothers, boomer women don't want to adopt the ladies-who-lunch look, but at the same time they want to avoid that mutton-dressed-as-lamb look.

News

  1. Baby Boomer Women and the Longevity Bonus

    Posted 11, June, 2013– 1:49 PM (AFP) Retirement is an opportunity for Baby Boomer women to renew personal interests and enjoy what’s important to them. According to the Merrill Lynch Age Wave Survey, “Americans’ Perspectives on New Retirement Realities and the Longevity Bonus,” 57 percent of retirees consider their golden years a whole new chapter
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beverly Hills Courier

  2. The Alarming Baby Boomer Suicide Rate

    If you were born between the years 1946 and 1964, you are considered a Baby Boomer. And, according to the CDC, that puts you in the high-suicide risk group. It has long held true that elderly people have higher suicide rates than the overall population. New numbers released in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show a dramatic spike in suicides among middle-aged people ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Injury Board

  3. WATCH: Boomer & Carton On WLNY’s The Couch

    Radio stars. TV stars. Boomer & Carton.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS New York

Quotes

  1. "While Roger Daltrey exercises his aging vocal chords by embarking on a two-month 'Use or Lose It' solo tour, my focus is on Floss, which touches on the current issues faced by the Boomer generation," Townshend wrote, referring to The Who's lead...
    on Aug 25, 2009 By: Pete Townshend Source: Reuters India

  2. "Boomer's not bad. Boomer is an outdoorsman and enjoys getting out there," Peavy said.
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Jake Peavy Source: SI.com

  3. "I have a feeling that Boomer hasn't read the book yet, and after Boomer reads the book, hopefully he'll get a different perspective," Torre told The Associated Press.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Joe Torre Source: USA Today

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