Primary indication of membership in Fauxhemian
society: placeless pretentiousness. This is followed closely by wearing clothes that don't look good on you, or anyone, because it's "cool," right alongside being critical and then hypocritical about whatever you were criticizing in someone else, often in the name of "irony
Secondary indications of self-election to doucheoisie
status include a fondness for the non-non-mainstream Pabst Blue Ribbon, more commonly referred to as PBR
, and feigning delight in subpar bands just because the mainstream has never heard of said bands. (Probably with good reason.)
Hipster douchebag tweet
s: "Wow, I can't believe that person tweets so much! Don't they have a life?"Hipster douchebag
gets a crappy haircut for the irony
of it after criticizing a coworker or social acquaintance's bad haircut the day before.
The spoiled, sheltered youth that prance around with their fancy scarves pretending to be bohemians and such. The modern equivalent of the "college rock alternative kids" of the 90's.
Hipsters don't stand for a damned thing, just their own fashion and image. All of the music is just a bunch of bullshit about their high school level emotions or some dumb bitch that made them go "waaa waaa". There is so much bullsh*t in this society in the past and today and none of them will just grow balls and stand up to challenge anything. They would rather just walk around smugly thinking that their B.A. makes them great thinkers and artists while they withdraw from the world that actually needs change. Until they actually do something to help our culture and stop sitting around like a bunch of damned pussies whining and playing shit music, they are just in the way to be honest.
Hippies at least had the balls to stand up for something. Now the kids are too busy with their Iphones and Facebook. What a bunch of silly, immature bullshit!!!
-This definition was not made by me, but by a user on Yahoo Answers named Ol' Flappyjack McGee. I definitely agree with his definition of hipster.
someone, usually a teenager or 20something, who adheres to a counterculture ranging from indy-rockers to neo-hippies to skaters. they tend to define themselves by the music they listen to, and the outlandish clothes they wear. hipsters are opposed to other countercultures like goths, metal-heads, and gangstas, and they also avoid preps, eurotrash, white trash, and jocks
question: why does he only listen to bands that are never played on the radio?
answer: he's a hipster
Not to be confused with Scenester (largely involved with emo, hardcore, and post-hardcore) or Indie-Rocker (self-explanatory), hipsters are normally thin middle class 18-25 year olds who listen various styles of independent music, which is rarely rock oriented (though nu-grunge, nu-psych, and metal are making a comeback).
The female fashion ranges from largely thrifted vintage looking clothing to elaborately designed obscure fashion designers (Dries, Anne D, etc.); the men often use similar styles, wearing tapered jeans most of which are black (though sagged dropped crotch jeans are the new thing), oversized shirts (opposite of the misnomer that extremely tight t-shirts are hipster, as they are definitively scenester), dress shoes or high top sneakers and large rimmed glasses.
Politically hipsters are generally apathetic, but recently as the hipster bible Vice has shifted politically from the right to the left, the hipster mass has followed. The rise of 90s revival culture has also brought back the use of marijuana and X and has replaced cocaine, though the ever popular PBR and American Spirit Cigarettes remain popular.
Overall, hipsters can be characterized by their relatively carefree and iconoclastic lifestyles, their adherence to debauchery and sexual freedom, and the intake of drugs and alcohol.
I went to the juke club and to my surprise, the place was filled with hipsters.
A pretentious person who thinks s/he is cultured and often superior to others simply because s/he listens to indie music, watches art films, and drinks overly expensive coffee at coffee houses that are often crowded with other hipsters. Most often they possess an economically worthless degree in something like philosophy, liberal arts, or history that they earned at a junior college or satellite university. They waste most of their disposable income on albums, cigarettes, and/or going to crappy shows. They often follow issues surrounding liberal topics and are typically very liberal themselves, often to the point of being very narrow-minded (though they think they're the most open-minded people). They delude themselves to the point of thinking they're more refined than everyone else when they're really just pseudo-intellectuals who need to stop wearing used clothing and take showers more often.
That hipster in my creative writing class always criticizes my poems. That $6 coffee he gets every morning must be rotting his brain.
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Used to be a pure American phenomenon but is now quickly spreading through the monster that is corporate advertising.
Hipsters are people who THINKS they are the counter culture, usually in the 20s sometimes into their late 30s. Usually have poor speech abilities and are easy to intimidate. They are not the counter culture/ revolution because they are just as consumerist as ever, the only thing that makes them unique is that they are self loathing in true nature.
Their clothing consists of bright mismatched colors and or ironic t-shirts and almost always tight jeans and fresh kicks. Sometimes they can be spotted walking around with factory made silkscreen frames around art schools. Glasses is not a requirement by if they wear a pair is always going to be a pair of dark framed plastic designer glasses. Hair is not as strict as well now that more people are negatively judging hipsters, many hide their true hipster by mixing it up. Iconic "bangs" are now disappearing as most hipsters don't want to be judged as a stupid fuck at first glance.
Hipsters always own a facebook page and have tons of pictures of themselves on their profile, shot/photoshop with artsy yet cheesy mentality in order to be ironic yet gain attention. In short, they are mostly lonely but don't have the balls to fight it.
Hipsters can be found congregating at freebie events, especially art openings and so-called indie concerts because they simply are too lazy to work/ g...
The modern Bohemians. A mid-twenties person who works at a low paying job, is interested in "Artsy things" Hipsters tend to swarm around the determined "Hipster" part of town, ex. Wicker Park in Chicago. Hipster Ladies should have short hair and wear thrift shop clothes and Male Hipsters should be anemically skinny to let people know that they are poor and cant afford enough food.
When I grow up I want to live in a studio apartment in Wicker Park and work at Starbucks, it would be cool being a Hipster.