gens gens  /ˈdʒɛnz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) family based on male descent

Usage(s):

  1. For years, papers have tried to attract gens X and Y with everything from hipper coverage to school partnerships to targeted pullout sections.
  2. As Coriolanus, Hollywood's Robert Ryan is never large-statured or deep-fissured enough; he suggests prep school and Wall Street rather than gens and war.

News

  • Auger to return as Komets sign five

    Big things were expected of forward Chris Auger last season - he had 38 goals and 71 points in 75 games in 2011-12 en route to the CHL championship - but his first ECHL season was derailed after four games by a hit to the knee from Evansville's Aaron Gens.
    on July 27, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Quotes

  1. "I support the position held by Gens. George Casey and Norton Schwartz, and believe that the military should finish its study on the impact of repealing the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy before any Congressional action is taken," Myrick said.
    on Feb 25, 2010 By: Sue Myrick Source: MiamiHerald.com

  2. "The movie, directed by Xavier Gens, was inspired by a best-selling video game and serves as an excellent illustration of my conviction that video games will never become an art form - never, at least, until they morph into something else or...
    on Nov 26, 2007 By: Roger Ebert Source: Eurogamer

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