|2.||Third Culture Kids|
Euphemism for Military Brat.
Generally used by the hyper-politically correct to obscure the fact that their father was career military.
Although there are a few exceptions, the term has little if anything to do with biracial, citizen-of-the-world, kumbaya style of multiculturalism that the user would want their gay socialist friends to believe. It is most commonly used as a smokescreen to explain their spending part of their childhood overseas under the umbrella of the evil Republican imperialist war machine.
"OK, so like I was born in Okinawa and went to school in England, Germany and Guam."
"Wow, that's so cool. Was your mom in the Peace Corps or something?"
"Sort of... my dad was like with the government. My sister and I were like Third Culture Kids."
|1.||Third Culture Kids|
Kids under 18 who spend a portion of their life with their family outside of their parents culture. These children mix their home culture and host culture together to form a unique culture of their own that can only be shared by others who have had a similair experience.
Hannah was born in Arkansas but because her father is a diplomat, she moved to Japan and then Egypt where she has lived most of her life. Hannah finds it hard to relate to Egyptians and Americans her own age and finds the people who understand her the best are other Third Culture Kids.