Millennial Mil*len"ni*al, a. Of or pertaining to the millennium, or to a thousand years; as, a millennial period; millennial happiness. [1913 Webster]

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  • millennial — (adj.) 1660s, pertaining to the millennium, from stem of MILLENNIUM (Cf. millennium) + AL (Cf. al) (1). Meaning pertaining to a period of 1,000 years is from 1807. As a noun from 1896, originally thousandth anniversary. From 1992 as a… …   Etymology dictionary

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  • millennial — I UK [mɪˈlenɪəl] / US adjective relating to a millennium II UK [mɪˈlenɪəl] / US noun [countable] Word forms millennial : singular millennial plural millennials a person who became an adult around the year 2000 Millennials are used to working in… …   English dictionary

  • millennial — 1. adjective /mɪˈlɛniəl/ a) Referring to the 1,000th anniversary of an event or happening: millennial fair. b) Occurring every thousand years. See Also: bimillennial, decamillennial, millennium, quadrimillennial, trimillennial 2 …   Wiktionary

  • millennial — adjective Date: 1664 of or relating to a millennium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • millennial — millennially, adv. /mil len ee euhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a millennium or the millennium. 2. worthy or suggestive of the millennium. [1655 65; MILLENNI(UM) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • millennial — mil·len·ni·al || mɪ lenɪəl adj. of or pertaining to a period of one thousand years …   English contemporary dictionary

  • millennial — mil·len·ni·al …   English syllables

  • millennial — mil•len•ni•al [[t]mɪlˈlɛn i əl[/t]] adj. 1) rel of or pertaining to a millennium or the millennium 2) rel worthy or suggestive of the millennium • Etymology: 1655–65 mil•len′ni•al•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

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