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notch baby

a person who was born in the U.S. between 1917 and 1921 and as a retiree received lower cost-of-living increases in Social Security than others after Congress readjusted Social Security benefits in 1977.
Origin of notch baby
1985-90; Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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notch baby

noun phrase

A person born between 1917 and 1921, and who is said to receive less of Social Security benefits thereby (mid-1980s+)

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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