gen X


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to gen X: Generations

Gen X

or GenX or Gen-X

(ˈdʒɛn ˈɛks)
n.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gen X - the generation following the baby boom (especially Americans and Canadians born in the 1960s and 1970s)gen X - the generation following the baby boom (especially Americans and Canadians born in the 1960s and 1970s)
generation - group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent
References in periodicals archive ?
While the lack of discipline is clearly a substantial factor, the financial pressures impacting Gen X may also be a function of life stage.
included a surprising result: Gen Y visits branches more than Gen X, Baby Boomers and seniors do.
Gen X grew up in a very different world, where divorce and working morns created "latch-key" kids out of many in this generation.
First, Baby Boomers, Gen X, and Gen Y have been the subjects of many sociological studies, independently and in comparison with each other.
Gen X Clothing has signed a lease for the 13,000-square-foot space formerly occupied by Craft World in the Springfield Mall, near Winco Foods, says landlord McKay Investment Co.
A product of those years himself, Hanson brings a personal resonance to his explanation of the origins of Gen X, and he grounds his study in the upbringing of these "culture vultures" raised on vast amounts of TV, music videos, advertising, and video games.
Today's incredibly media-savvy Gen X and Gen Y consumers are tough customers when it comes to marketing.
However, many believe Gen X includes those born between 1961 and 1978.
Dwindling retirement accounts, slow economy, inability to save this year, and Social Security fears make Gen X the most financially stressed generation
Jim Link, executive vice president of the Van Nuys-based Southland Regional Association of Realtors, said there is no statistical evidence available on how big a portion of the local market Gen X composes.
8 million people were in the 25-to-44-year-old Gen X age bracket as of July 2007.