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A greb is a person who, in a disastrous attempt at 'individualism', dresses in the same way and listens to the same music as all of his/her greb friends.

Grebs typically wear baggy trousers, hoodies of their favourite bands, chains and various skateboarding paraphernalia. This is meant to be a backlash against 'designer label culture', but the greb doesn't seem to realise that just because you don't dress in designer clothes it doesn't mean you have to make yourself look like a complete prick.

Grebs listen to 'alternative music'. This would imply that it is somehow different to what is heard in the mainstream, yet most of the CDs they listen to are available at Woolworths. It's the sort of stuff that John Peel stopped playing at the end of the 1970s, yet to them it is 'new' and 'innovative'. Grebs dismiss new and interesting forms of music, saying that it is made by people with no talent. To a greb talent is someone who is not bad at guitar who can also play grade 5 on piano.

Grebs are rivals of the chavs/townies. They dislike the way the 'townies' experiment with new forms of language which distinguish them from the older generations. Grebs talk like their parents.

Grebs are contained in their own little ghettos in order to protect the public at large. They are usually found in the less well-off parts of the suburbs. Their parents are typically teachers and social workers who spend their spare time reading The Guardian and telling everyone about how Margaret Thatcher ruined British society in the 1980s. Grebs themselves have left-wing political beliefs. They tell you they believe in equality, but look down their noses at the 'chav underclass'. They will tell you all about the evils of capitalism, but spend most of their time watching Sky TV and take their summer holidays in Disney World where they drink Coca-Cola all day and eat lunch at McDonald's.

In summary, these guys have got ISSUES.
Normal Person 1: Yes man. What you saying?
Normal Person 2: I was all good until I saw that greb.
by Paul_notts September 15, 2005