a term for those born between 1911-1924, the generation which gave birth to the Baby Boomers
1998; from Tom Brokaw book
U.S.; sometimes lowercase
Our research tells us that this generation can be the greatest generation ever.
But the greatest generation, with its dull powers of fancy, never suspected that our goal was to have no goal at all.
Not for him the Brokaw-ization of the “greatest generation.”