baby boom


noun

a period of sharp increase in the birthrate, as that in the U.S. following World War II.

Origin of baby boom

First recorded in 1950–55
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baby boom

noun

a sharp increase in the birth rate of a population, esp the one that occurred after World War IIAlso called (esp Brit): the bulge
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