- a. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are immigrants.b. Of or relating to a person or persons whose parents are citizens by birth and whose grandparents are immigrants.
- Of or relating to a member or members of the second generation of a family to do something or achieve something: second-generation college students.
- Of, relating to, or being the second form or version of a product or technology: second-generation software; second-generation antihistamines.