sub·​gen·​er·​a·​tion ˌsəbˌje-nə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce subgeneration (audio)
variants or sub-generation
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

Word History

First Known Use

1873, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subgeneration was in 1873

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Cite this Entry

“Subgeneration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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