generation gap


Definition of generation gap

  1. :  the differences in opinions, values, etc., between younger people and older people

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a body of living beings constituting a single step in the line of descent from an ancestor

    :  a group of individuals born and living contemporaneously

    :  a group of individuals having contemporaneously a status (as that of students in a school) which each one holds only for a limited period

  1. :  a break in a barrier (as a wall, hedge, or line of military defense)

    :  an assailable position

    :  a mountain pass

  1. :  to make an opening in

    :  to adjust the space between the electrodes of (a spark plug)

    :  to fall or stand open

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