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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of Generation X.

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  • noun A member of Generation X

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Examples

  • Out front, ZTE was showing off some concept tech, like a slider with tiltable speakers called Xer, two USB modem watches (Rotta and Agate), and an MID with a removable power button dubbed Pure.

    IntoMobile

  • The end result - the baby boomer decision maker has the benefit of having acquired additional Xer/Yer tools in his or her toolkit.

    Steve Ressler: Is It Time to Turn Government Over to Gen Y?

  • And I said that assuming one of these run-and-gun entrepreneurial companies, sort of like an either SpaceX or Orbital, gets the contract to build these capsules for NASA, it's almost the analogy of you've got a workplace where you've got a baby-boomer on one side, and that's NASA, and then you've got Gen-Xer on the other side, and that's one of these run-and-gun companies.

    What Are The Challenges Of 'Trailblazing Mars'?

  • And I said that assuming one of these run-and-gun entrepreneurial companies, sort of like an either SpaceX or Orbital, gets the contract to build these capsules for NASA, it's almost the analogy of you've got a workplace where you've got a baby-boomer on one side, and that's NASA, and then you've got Gen-Xer on the other side, and that's one of these run-and-gun companies.

    What Are The Challenges Of 'Trailblazing Mars'?

  • And I said that assuming one of these run-and-gun entrepreneurial companies, sort of like an either SpaceX or Orbital, gets the contract to build these capsules for NASA, it's almost the analogy of you've got a workplace where you've got a baby-boomer on one side, and that's NASA, and then you've got Gen-Xer on the other side, and that's one of these run-and-gun companies.

    What Are The Challenges Of 'Trailblazing Mars'?

  • While a baby boomer may not be willing to let a Gen Xer or Gen Yer call the shots directly, reverse mentoring would allow the baby boomer to learn some things from the Xers and Yers through a mentoring relationship.

    Steve Ressler: Is It Time to Turn Government Over to Gen Y?

  • While a baby boomer may not be willing to let a Gen Xer or Gen Yer call the shots directly, reverse mentoring would allow the baby boomer to learn some things from the Xers and Yers through a mentoring relationship.

    Steve Ressler: Is It Time to Turn Government Over to Gen Y?

  • So, to whomever out there has power in government, health care and philanthropy, as a Gen Xer, a pastor, a writer and a future caregiver who will pay the price, literally and figuratively, for the future of health care, count me in.

    Rev. Amy Ziettlow: The Call to Generation X to Reform Health Care

  • The end result - the baby boomer decision maker has the benefit of having acquired additional Xer/Yer tools in his or her toolkit.

    Steve Ressler: Is It Time to Turn Government Over to Gen Y?

  • As a Gen Xer, whose own generation is blazing our own paths, and peeking over my shoulder to the generations behind me, I see it all too clear now.

    Book Review: The Love Children by Marilyn French

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