Generation-x definition

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The generation following the post–World War II baby boom, especially people born in the United States and Canada from the early 1960s to the late 1970s.
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The generation of persons born in the 1960s and 1970s, the children of the baby boomers, often variously regarded as apathetic, materialistic, irresponsible, etc.
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The generation of people born after the baby boom that followed World War II, especially those born in the 1960s and 1970s.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of generation-x - X generation

Origin of generation-x

  • After Generation X a novel by Douglas Coupland (born 1961), Canadian writer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition