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boomlet

[boom-lit] /ˈbum lɪt/
noun
1.
a brief increase, as in business activity or political popularity.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; boom1 + -let
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  • Further credit for the tube boomlet goes to updated pneumatic technology.
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boomlet

noun

A minor upsurge; a small access of vigor: sustains the boomlet in comedy-dramas about Irish village life (1880+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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