subgeneration

noun sub·gen·er·a·tion \ ˌsəbˌje-nə-ˈrā-shən \
variants: or sub-generation

Definition of subgeneration

plural subgenerations or sub-generations
: a generation that is part of a larger generation
  • … Prince tapped into the angst of a subgeneration, those of us sandwiched between the real boomers and Gen Xers.
  • —Teresa Wiltz

First Known Use of subgeneration

1873

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