millennial

[ mil-len-ee-uhl ]
/ mɪlˈlɛn i əl /

adjective

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.

noun

(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.

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Origin of millennial

First recorded in 1655–65; millenni(um) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM millennial

mil·len·ni·al·ly, adverb
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