Often described as cynical or disaffected people, this is a label for those born during the 1960s and 1970s. Often shortened to Gen X. With an increased understanding of technology by growing up during the age of computers, it is a label that does not apply to all people born during this era. Also refer to baby boomers, Generation Y.

More On This Topic

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of GENERATION X helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary