second–generation

adjective

Definition of second–generation

  1. 1 :  being a member of the second generation of a family to be born in the U.S.

  2. 2 :  native-born of foreign or mixed parentage the second-generation girl avoids … the feminine alliances that typify the girl of American-born parents — S. G. Dulsky

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Origin and Etymology of second–generation

from the phrase second generation


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