One who strives to do anything that isn't considered Mainstream solely to look different and hip. They usually drive a Scion or a hatchback. They still wear skinny jeans that they bought when they were emo. They usually work at Starbucks, any burrito place or American Apparel. They only watch documentaries or movies that are played on Sundance. They will listen to any music that isn't played on the radio. They tend to vote democrat for three reasons. One, they view Republicans as older people and democrats as the younger ones. Two, President Obama isn't white or old. Three, John Stewart is a liberal.
Generic College Student: Hey man what are majoring in?
Hipster: Liberal Arts
Generic College Student: You do realize that the magazine/newspaper industry is dying, right?
Hipster: No I want to be a blogger. What are you a business major?
Generic College Student: Yes.
Hipster: Pssh, conformist. Let me guess you are a Republican?
Generic College Student: You're an idiot. Let me know if you need a job later.