Youthquake

  • A significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. The word youthquake is of course a blend of youth and earthquake.

  • It was declared word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries in 2017.

  • It was first coined in the 1960s by Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, to describe revelations in fashion and music caused by Britain’s youth culture.
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