the generation born between about 1966 and 1980.
- Also Gen X, Gen·X, Gen-X .
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How to use Generation X in a sentence
Looking back, I feel like there was something really magical about that whole period: Generation X, Grunge, slackers.Winona Ryder Dishes on ‘Homefront,’ ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ and Generation X | Andrew Romano | November 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is an empathic style that earned Blume the devotion of Generation X just as those kids came of age and began craving a guide.
Generation X is now middle-aged and ready to revisit its formative years.
British Dictionary definitions for Generation X
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
- Generation Xer, noun
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