Noun. - A male (usually young, bourgeois) who considers himself removed from the mainstream, yet is actually rooted quite firmly in it. Prone to posting Bob Dylan lyrics as status updates on Facebook, owning several pairs of Converse shoes and swearing by his copy of "Fight Club".

An alternachick is a female version of an alternadude; the concept is the same but the symptoms may vary. Alternachicks like antique shopping, "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and 'photography'.

The terms are often used derisively and in a condescending manner. Often coupled with ironic remarks.
Oh, yeah, Jake's a real alternadude. Spent all lunch trying to impress me with his theories on "Donnie Darko".

Did you see Lois's latest Facebook pictures? They're just a bunch of empty chairs with all this filtering crap going on. She's such an alternachick, that one.
by 11redred11 November 10, 2010
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Alternadude (awl-tur-nuh-dood) Alternadudes (plural) -adjective - 1) A word used to describe an alt type guy living a particular lifestyle and representing the antithesis of societal norms (ie rockers, skaters, punks, emos, surfers, goths) 2) noun - Any alt type guy sporting any, all, or combination of tattoos, piercings, long hair, shaggy hair, facial hair, mohawks, or any anti-societal trend of the day (an alternative dude).
There were tons of tatted up alternadudes at the concert.
by Altguy2010 September 07, 2010
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