1.) n. A subculture, group, or clique of people
and often the music
used to identify
them. Can be anything, really. Punk, hardcore, alternative, indie, etc. The term is often used to generalize the people
, bands, and hangout locales of the group.
2.) adj. A way to mock or insult someone
who tries too hard to dress
in the style of whatever "scene" or subculture they identify
with. Having the title "scenester
" didn't used
to be a desirable thing. Almost like being called
," or being
accused of being
superficial. Other terms commonly used are "scenefag" or "sceneslut."
3.) adj. As time wore on, a predominant "scene" emerged of androgynous
boys and girls with
asymmetrical hair cuts, tight jeans, and loud, neon colored hoodies and DIY
shirts. They adopted the title "scene" to describe themselves, similar to the way some
gays and lesbians have
adopted the words "fag" and "dyke" in an attempt
to remove the negative connotation.
1.) "Hey man, let's start a band to prove we're down
for the scene" or "This indie
rock scene fuckin sucks, let's go downtown and kick it with the punks"
2.) "Look at that fuckin' scenester, he thinks he's so damn hip. What a tool."
3.) "OMG Kaylie, that polka dot ribbon and neon green shirt with the dinos is like, SO scene! XOXO"