Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of boomlet.

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Examples

  • Other candidates have entered with their own media boomlets, only to slip away without seriously challenging Mr. Romney's position as the leading candidate for the GOP nomination.

    GOP Race Gains Focus as Pawlenty Says Goodbye

  • Bumper crops led to baby boomlets nine months later, poor crops to noticeable slides in babymaking.

    Robert Engelman: Surging Vasectomies Signal Record Births are History

  • The reason: government assistance, insurance payouts and, in the case of the Midwest, production boomlets that inevitably follow such disasters will help regional economies recapture their losses.

    Not Everything Is Underwater

  • Their baby-boomer parents drove American culture with their passions and fads; 10-year-olds now represent the leading edge of another demographic burst; they're the baby boomlets.

    Special Issue: How Kids Grow Portrait Of A Geration

  • It seeks to capitalize on two American boomlets: the rebirth of affection for a game that has ceased to be the national pastime; and the nation's current fascination with summing up the century with top-100 lists.

    The Best Boys Of Summer

  • Buying boomlets have cropped up as people spend the francs, lire, pesetas and marks they had hidden from the tax-man; one German retail chain is openly urging people to spend their "black money."

    One Euro, One State

  • If current trends continue in developing countries, Generation Me boomlets might soon be arriving around the world.

    Generation Me

  • The previous boomlets favored candidates with one quality in common - their perceived enthusiasm for fighting Barack Obama.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The Trump, Bachmann and now Cain boomlets reveal a worrying disinclination among some Republicans not to value government management very highly.

    CNN.com

  • There have been earlier boomlets of speculation about Oldfield, who was one of Princess

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