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emo is just a shortened word for emotion
if you are an emotional person you could call yourself an emo.
but those emo-extremists who go around slitting their wrists and talking like the world hates them.
i wouldn't call them emos. id call them attention seekers.
they need to get a life.
dude1: so what ya do today?
dude2: i hate the world.. *cut cut cut*
dude1: dude, ur such an attention seeker...
dude2: im emo.
dude1: whatever u say. if ur so emo, go be emotional about saving the planet, freak.
by rayyylala April 17, 2008

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1. Another really annoying label started by some loser who had no life.

2.Usually a whiny little adolescent boy or girl who thinks they are "rebellious" or a "non-conformist". They think their life sucks, so they waste their time cutting their wrists and hurting themselves instead of finding ways to make it better.
A lot of these people actually have no problems and are rich little liars who pretend to be emo to "fit in" with a select few people. Posers
Some of these people actually have a really bad life(example: abuse, neglect, poverty, disease, ect.), but still do nothing about but hurt themselves even more.
The worst type of emo is the kids who don't even cut themselves but make it appear as if they did, they will pretend to have issues that some real kids have. Saying their parents abuse them or they have been raped. When people who have actually had this happen to them, live with it much better or at least try to be happy.
Most shop at Hot Topic and Thrift stores.

3. A genre of music that some how spawned into a label.
1. "Check out that emo fag!"

2. "My life is so horrible, my girlfriend just dumped me for my bestfriend, no one ever pays attention to me, and my parents took away my convertible for screaming at them and calling them a prick. I'm going to kill myself"

"Instead of doing that how about you stop being such a pussy and do something proactive for once."

3. "Listen to this awesome emo band i found!"
by LikeHeyItsTiff October 31, 2007

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A stupid stereotype that doesnt really exist.
Started off as a a genre of music from the Mid 80's Punk scene. Now turned into a trend that still, doesnt really exist. Emo is a type of music and nothing less. Someone who calls someone emo is obviously arrogant and doesnt understand the proper meaning. Calling someone 'emo' doesnt make sense. Its like calling some Jazz or Hip hop.
Its a type of music.
People who call themselves Emo are usually posers who are not dressing that way because they want to but just trying to figure out who they are.
I myself, I have black hair with blonde bangs, you can hardly seen any of my face. I wear girls drainpipes, I wear girl shirts, girls sweaters, I wear makeup, wear vans, usually have band t's on, and im one of the happiest people you will ever meet.
Most of my friends dress like me and are also happy.
Just because someone dresses like that doesnt mean they are depressed or whatever. Thats bullshit.
Its just a style, get over it. Stop judging.
If you have ever called someone emo you are completely arrogant and should probably go back to American Eagle and buy an 80 dollar pink polo.
Fag.
I love emo/Post hardcore music.

Emo is a word that should be banished from anyone using.

I wear tight pants and makeup, im not emo.

FUCK YOU.
by Zane Knight September 24, 2007

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need to get over themselves.
Most emos are well-off melodramatic losers, who have things better off than some people.
by Wassup? September 13, 2007

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a kid who is dirty and buys jeans from baby gap and cries in his closet and slits his wrist cause his myspace isnt working
emo kids are the scum of the earth and all need to be killed
by john miller blake miller August 19, 2007

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Emotional person or attention seeker. The generalisation that has come to the "emo" society is stupid, they have no clue how to create there own style and have fun, they slot in nicely with the million others. Allthough the name is stupid the steriotype is completely reasonable. Most people are just trying to get along with thier lives and do it there own way, it is hard when every catagory of personality is steriotyped, people cant be who they want anymore. We need to cut everyone some slack and stop the deprecation.
emmo people are dressed in black with a splash of white. emo people have radical and crazy hair cuts.
by James Lowafle August 06, 2007

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A person who usually acts depressed, dresses in very tight clothing (i.e, if male retro Vans skate shoes and sometimes womens jeans), listens to indie music, and in quite a few cases has life very good and just looks for something to be depressed about, but usually has no reason to be (or usually just act) depressed. They also usually have hair over one side of their face (see "AFI").
Guy 1. "dude, is he wearing womens jeans?"

Guy 2. "yeah, he's emo, or he thinks he is"
by Andres aKa El Rey August 01, 2007

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Desensitised word that is used by any person who likes, or is affiliated with rap,or who enjoys crap music in generla. It is a term used to encompass any form of rock music in a derogatory way. Originally referring to a narrow genre of Emotive metal and hard rock, it was used by MTV and other music channels to describe a bunch of bands who dress a certain way. People who listen to a certain type of music BECAUSE of the way they dress(ie skinny jeans, tight shirts) can be described as Emos(note the diffence to dressing a certain way to reflect their music choice). Emo is now a style of dress more than anything. Emos can also be described as hissy cutters. Emo was originally a type of good ol' fashioned pioneer rock and metal. But now its a word that is thrown around and makes all true rocker cringe.
Rap Guy: man, you listen to system of a down and Alice Copper and stuff? What an Emo!
Rock Guy: Shut up you inferior being, you know nothing. May your children be consumed by a thousand hungry spiders.
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