subgeneration

noun
sub·​gen·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌsəbˌje-nə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce subgeneration (audio) \
variants: or sub-generation
plural subgenerations or sub-generations

Definition of subgeneration

: 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Subgeneration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subgeneration. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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