(Also see closely related "Rockasilly"). A person who dresses in the Greaser, Rockabilly, or 50's style but is not actively involved in hot rodding or motorcycling.
Rolled up jeans, lucky 13 apparel, wifebeater tank tops. Tattoos of: swallows, spark plugs, anchors, nautical stars. Slicked back, or pompadour hair style. May own a Gretsch guitar, smoke lucky strikes, and drink Pabst Blue Robbon beer. Where a hard "c" is required, curb rebels use a "k" instead, as in "kulture".
To be a CURB REBEL you have all or some of the obove, but you DO NOT have a legitimate hot rod or motorcycle.