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Generation X

noun
1.
the generation born in the United States after 1965.
Origin
after the novel of the same name (1991) by Doug Coupland
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Generation X

noun
1.
members of the generation of people born between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s who are highly educated and underemployed, reject consumer culture, and have little hope for the future
Derived Forms
Generation Xer, noun
Word Origin
C20: from the novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland
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