a disease rapidly spreading over the teenage population of the US. symptoms include:
a lack of life (i.e. being too much of a pussy to take a shot god forbid u get intoxicated)
a clear mind (wats the fun in that?)
and a lack of poon tang, unless theyre in a "loving relationship"(which doesnt actually exist)
an infatuation with the letter x
and the word core
which results from the lack of life
and also an obsession and coagulation of a million different faggy ass trends that these little kids with no drugs create
straight edge core edge emu kid: hiya! look at me!! im not doing drugs!!!!!
normal person: yeah?
xxcorexxemoxxstraightedge: yeah!!!! im a clean individual with hopes and dreams!
normal person: u should add cutting urself to ur list of hopes and dreams
emooedgeman: yeah ur right! thats totally IN right now!!! totally!
by b0b0 mcfay January 05, 2007
person who does not poison and corrupt themselves with the evils of the world.
example A.-steve boomhower

In use-
person a-dude straight edges are queers
person b-sigh*
*(knocks person a out)
by gnarshred June 28, 2008
straight edge is a lifestyle its all about keeping your head
straight & to not poison your body with alcohol, drugs, smoking & one night stands & just have fun with out that. straight edge began in the hardcore punk scene in the 1980s "Minor Threat" the very band who made the movement made a song called "Straight Edge" witch changed the lifes of alot of the punks who started to follow this lifestyle many of them decided to quit alcohol & drugs.
The band members who was Straight Edge at the time are no longer Straight Edge & that band was not a long lived band as for the members moved on to other bands.
The "X" symbol plays a big roll in the straight edge movement the very people who are in this movement mark an "X" on there hands to show that they are straight edge & proud of it!.
This straight edge movement did die out abit but later it came back late 80s/90s & such bands like "earth crisis" added veganism to it as well even no it was fine how it was befor..
The song straight edge by Minor Threat where is the part where they say dont eat meat???? WTF?..
Alot of the kids in the late 80s early 90s straight edge movement get in to a pack to jump a drunk on the streets & drug dealers keeping the streets safe so these straight edgers didnt think any better by attacking people by out numbering them but it has to be done one way or another they dressed less punk by chucking away there studded leather jackets & more well how could i put it hmm more gangsta like bandanas, Nike shoes, baggy pants, base ball caps some times the wrong way round, & a jock jacket with straight edge written at the back, & hoodies, it was more of a Youth Crew thing now but still straight edge was strong.
straight edge Hardcore music of the late 80s to early 90s had a less punk sound to more of a metal like sound.
The straight edge scene of the 2000s is still going strong but many people do not notice cause the posers have taken over it just looks like one big joke now these emo scene kids or whatever the f*ck you want to call them just ruin it these kids of today mark an "X" on there hand just to be trendy & they pose like a whore on myspace.com to grab attention its only a trendy thing to them yet they have sex with anyone like a whore does & that breaks the straight edge rules these emo scene kids who goes around saying there straight edge there called fake-edgers & if you see one just kick the living daylights out of them cause straight edge is a lifestyle not a trendy MTV thing.
straight edge is a lifeStyle.
I dont need alcohol & i dont need your f*ckin drugs & i dont f*ck everyone like a god damn whore you no its up to you if you wonna waste your life away but you'll see who lives longer :)
Im off now i have better things to do you can carry on fucking your head up.
by maria_la_Punk May 30, 2008
Straight Edge means Not doing drugs, Not drinking, Not having casual sex unless in a relationship.

Kids in local music scenes seem to think that they are cool by labeling themselves as Straight Edge, most of them dont know what the fuck there talking about and run all over the place (like thoughs in a gay parade) letting everyone know how cool and Straight Edge they are. These are the kids that need to grow up. You can not drink and not do drugs without having some retarded label. Its simply just another dumb fad that the "scene" kids think is cool.

The people who are really straight edge are people over the age of 19 who dont feel that drugs, drinking and casual sex are a very healthy life choice, these are usually respectable people who do not tattoo "XXX" on themselves or swing there arms and legs in some "dance pit" at a local show to show how HARDCORE and STRAIGHT EDGE they are.

Real straight edgers also dont force there views on people and yell straight edge everytime they see someone with a beer or a joint in there hand.

They also wont call themselves straight edge, they just are they dont need to parade.
band member-"After the show tonight stick around and get drunk"

stupid scene kid-"FUCKING STRAIGHT EDGE!"

drunk fan-"Who the fuck are you? Im gunna kick your ass you stupid scene kid, nobody cares that you dont drink!"

other crowd members- "BITCH!" "THAT KIDS A BITCH"

stupid scene kid- "I dont care what anybody thinks! IM gunna STAY GOLD"
by Jordan, Klondale May 28, 2008
So drugs. No drinking. No permiscuous sex.
That's the basic straightedge. The other shit is hardline.
Dood I'm so straight edge, I don't drink or smoke.
by erika love. June 26, 2006
Started by Ian Mackaye, the lead singer of Minor Threat. Edge kids wore X's on thier hands. The rules of Straight Edge was that you did not have one night stands, you did not drink any form of alcohol, you did not do drugs and you did not smoke. The earlier skinheads were mostly Straight Edge.
Minor Threat was a Straight Edge band. Ian Mackaye amazingly also had a strong part in the creation of emo, except in his time itwas called emocore.
by Freak Face April 29, 2005
A term and lifestyle originally used by a group of reasonably sensible people who saw what drugs/alcohol/casual sex can do to ruin peoples lives and decided to abstain from these activities.

Since then, it has become incredibly popular with young people who are too ignorant/scared to try new things and wanted an excuse not to.
Minor Threat: "We do not want to destroy our bodies/morals, we will be sXe"
Kid: "I'm too scared to try these new things, if I become sXe, I will not look like such a pussy and may even look like a very sensible person"
by Clavus Torquis August 05, 2004

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