cusper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cusp +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

cusper (plural cuspers)

  1. A person considered to have been born on a cusp between significant generations.
    Millennial cusper
    • 2004, Linda A Panszczyk, HR How-To—Intergenerational Issues:
      When the younger of their two overlapping generations feels like it's not being heard, a Cusper can provide a voice.
    • 2017, Hannah L. Ubl; Lisa X. Walden; Debra Arbit, Managing Millennials For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, →ISBN, page 266:
      Cuspers are natural translators because they often speak the language of two generations. Sometimes we even call them generationally bilingual!
  2. (astrology) A person born on a day at a junction of star signs.
    • 1989 - Liz Greene - Astrology for Lovers
      And if you were bom on those tricky days which fall between two signs — like 23 December, or 21 May — then you are called a 'cusper', ...

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