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Definition of millennial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    millennial

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//mɪˈleniəl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈleniəl//
     
     
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  1. 1connected with a period of a thousand years This deceleration in the Earth’s rotation rate will not be constant over millennial timescales.
  2. 2connected with the anniversary of a thousand years the millennial celebrations in New York’s Times Square
  3. 3connected with the generation of people who became adults around the year 2000 The millennial generation are now making their mark on politics and shaping the future.
  4. 4holding or showing the belief that there will come a future age of happiness and peace when Christ will return to Earth synonym millenarian King set out a millennial vision of equality and national healing.

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