Within the goth
subculture, a derogatory term used for disaffected teenagers who turn to a goth affectation in order to express their misfit status. Most often applied to young, female goths.
Common physical characteristics include "Eye of Horus" eyeliner
, fairy wings, bad poetry, clothes from Hot Topic
, and Wiccan paraphernalia. Common behavioural characteristics include a smug sense of moral superiority tempered with affected ennui
, not-entirely-serious suicide attempts, sudden periods of "mourning," and an appropriately dark pseudonym.
A despondent creature, but not to be confused with the emo kid
Connected with the comic book series by Serena Valentino, of the same name.
The gloom cookie wore black on the outside, to show how black her soul was on the inside.