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Borderline Emo

One who is not openly emo to the world but secretly listens to soft music and writes poetry.

Also may have suspicious looking scars.
Them: "Hey dude, the Death Cab concert is in town!"

You: "Wow dude, I never knew you were a borderline emo."

Them: "Fuck you."
by DJ Gorilla December 03, 2006
 
1.
Borderline Emo

One who is not openly emo to the world but secretly listens to soft music and writes poetry.

Also may have suspicious looking scars.
Them: "Hey dude, the Death Cab concert is in town!"

You: "Wow dude, I never knew you were a borderline emo."

Them: "Fuck you."
by DJ Gorilla December 03, 2006
 
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A person who is not openly emo. Usually doesn't think or realize they are and if told so, they often disagree. A person who may listen to rock, alternative, or screamo music. Also a person who dresses a cross between preppy and rocker.
-"your so borderline emo!"

-"fuck you. i'm not."
by Charlie Rushton July 13, 2009