Generation X

Origin of Generation X

after the novel of the same name (1991) by Douglas Coupland
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British Dictionary definitions for generation x

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 FormsGeneration Xer, noun

Word Origin for Generation X

C20: from the novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland
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