- a brief increase, as in business activity or political popularity.
Origin of boomlet
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Examples from the Web for boomlet
Instead, his reference to “my political future” has created something of a Ben Affleck boomlet.Ben Affleck for Senate? Actor Could Be Formidable Massachusetts Candidate
December 21, 2012
The most recent Booker boomlet began at the end of the summer, during the Democratic convention.Will Cory Booker Parlay Heroics and High Profile Into a Run for Governor?
December 4, 2012
The Portman boomlet picked up momentum when Politico ran this headline: “Rob Portman tops veepstakes.”The Portman Bubble
April 10, 2012
This Gingrich boomlet is the same thing as the Michele Bachmann boomlet and the Rick Perry boomlet.Michael Tomasky on Newt Gingrich's Momentary Explosion of GOP Support
November 15, 2011
Downcast Democrats have generated a boomlet of optimism in the last few days.White Women Dump the Dems
September 27, 2010