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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.
[After Generation X, a novel by Douglas Coupland (born 1961), Canadian writer.]
Generation X′er (ek′sər) n.
(Sociology) members of the generation of people born between the mid-1960s and the mid-1970s who are seen as being highly educated and underemployed, reject consumer culture, and have little hope for the future
[C20: from the novel Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland]
ˌGeneration ˈXer n
the generation born in the 1960s and 1970s, esp. in the United States.
[after the novel of the same name (1991) by Douglas Coupland]
Generation X'er, n.
Americans and Western Europeans born between about 1963 and 1979.