- of or relating to a millennium or the millennium.
- worthy or suggestive of the millennium.
- (often initial capital letter) noting or relating to the generation born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.
- (often initial capital letter) a person born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.; a member of Generation Y: Millennials are facing a deep economic crisis.
Origin of millennial
Examples from the Web for millennial
The Millennial Action Project (MAP) seeks to engage young people in politics and give them more of a voice in governing.When Will We See a #Millennial Congress?
December 26, 2014
Leading the pack of millennial art wunderkinds is Idaho-native Akiane Kramarik, who began drawing at age two.Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All
November 17, 2014
The suburbs are changing in ways that could help progressives, notably by becoming more heavily minority and Millennial.The Progressives’ War on Suburbia
November 16, 2014
My millennial friends have waited in line beside a cluster of Orthodox women in long dark skirts to be seen by Peggy.New York's Sexiest Kosher Corsets
August 20, 2014
Thirty percent of Millennial moms regularly use parenting apps.Are We Turning Our Babies Into Real Life Tamagotchis?
August 7, 2014
It begins now to be plain as to what “tolerance” is to be in the millennial era of nationalism.The Arena
He conducts their leading periodical, the Millennial Harbinger.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West
J. M. Peck
There is to be no present fulfilment of these visions of millennial glory.Memories of Bethany
John Ross Macduff
That these will be incorporated in millennial times, we have reason to believe.The Ordinance of Covenanting
And it must be so, at least, until some far off millennial day.
Word Origin and History for millennial
1660s, "pertaining to the millennium," from stem of millennium + -al (1). Meaning "pertaining to a period of 1,000 years" is from 1807. As a noun from 1896, originally "thousandth anniversary." From 1992 as a generational name for those born in the mid-1980s and thus coming of age around the year 2000.