boomlet

[ boom-lit ]
/ ˈbum lɪt /
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noun

a brief increase, as in business activity or political popularity.

Nearby words

  1. boomer state,
  2. boomerang,
  3. boomerang kid,
  4. boomie,
  5. boomkin,
  6. boomslang,
  7. boomy,
  8. boon,
  9. boondocker,
  10. boondocks

Origin of boomlet

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; boom1 + -let

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