millennial

[mil-len-ee-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a millennium or the millennium.
2.
worthy or suggestive of the millennium.
noun
3.
(usually initial capital letter) Informal. 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.

Origin:
1655–65; millenni(um) + -al1

millennially, adverb
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millennium (mɪˈlɛnɪəm)
 
n , pl -nia, -niums
1.  Christianity the millennium the period of a thousand years of Christ's awaited reign upon earth
2.  a period or cycle of one thousand years
3.  a time of peace and happiness, esp in the distant future
4.  a thousandth anniversary
 
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin mille thousand + annus year; for form, compare quadrennium]
 
mil'lennial
 
adj
 
mil'lennialist
 
n
 
mil'lennially
 
adv

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Main Entry:  millennial
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See millennial generation
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Word Origin & History

millennial
1660s, from stem of millennium + -al.
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Example sentences
Perhaps some millennial spillover runs through the makeup of what is now one of
  the world's ticking hot spots.
Simple, clean fun for the millennial nuclear family.
But even that is simply a later episode of a millennial story.
Outwardly appearing as common folk, inwardly they shared a millennial sense of
  their own significance.
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