1. Any kind of person most likely aged under...oh 35, who participate in some kind of youth subcultural urban clique; from punk, to indie rocker, goth, straight edge, metalhead, hip-hop, etc. They are fairly likely to know a great deal about their own world and very little about anyone else's.

2. A grand tradition of respected pop-cultural icons, from Oscar Wilde to Charles Bukowski to Andy Warhol to the Vice Magazine founders, who despite their influence, really kind of suck.

3. Throngs upon throngs of urban centric teengers and twenty-somethings who congregate in the "hip" neighborhoods of a town and all dress disturbing alike. They try to one step ahead of trends in clothes and music, seeking out vintage fashion and independant bands. Their shortcomings include:
a) most-likely an upper/middle class upbringing
b) general snobbery (or social-ineptitude mistaken for it) towards not only those not "with it" but also an unfamiliar hipster
c) a disposition of only liking things not totally excepted by the mainstream
d) alcoholism
and e) bad haircuts.

Their exceptional qualities:
a) despite what some detractors might assume, they are one of the more racially inclusive scenes in an urban setting
b) they aren't too picky about beer
c) if you need one of them to give an opinion when shopping for clothes or records, they will be invaluable...provided they don't scoff at you first
and d) that band you love never would have gotten anywhere if the hipsters weren't into them first.
1. "Walking down Broadway in Seattle, you sure do see a lot of young hipsters tooling about."

2. "In Kerouac's 'On the Road', he paints a decent portrait of how the hipster lifestyle of the 1940's run aground with the American Dream."

3. "Ugh...there are too many hipsters at that party. Let's not go. All those girls are terrible in bed."
#beatnik #emo #art-fag #spock-rocker #fashion victim #closet neil diamond fan
by Suspicious Uzi October 07, 2005
a rare breed of animal usually spotted at the blackcat in DC (not on nights of popular shows, but rather on nights with a no name band that most likely sucks). current hipster trends include (but are not limited to) trucker caps, dyed black hair, zelda haircuts for girls, vintage clothing, black frame glasses, a "hipster" jacket, pair of black chuck taylors, etc.
dude 1: yo, let's go down to the blackcat to see deathcab.
dude 2: no way, i hate them.
dude 1: you liked them last week!! you're getting too hipster. i hate you.
dude 2: don't hate.
by marduk420 November 24, 2004
A young self-absorbed cunt of the upper-middle class who thinks they're better than everyone else just because of how "unique" or "original" they seem to think they are. They steer away from anything that is considered 'mainstream', in an effort to make themselves and others believe that they are different from the vast majority of society. These cunts are not to be confused with Indie kids, because Hipsters actually TRY (very hard) to be like them. They detest the word Hipster and of course, that being said, hate to be labelled as one. Ironically, a typical hipster hates on other hipsters as they believe their "uniqueness" (or actually "Hipster-ness") has spread, thus fearing that they are now part of the mainstream class. They can be fun to be friends with, but a pain-in-the-neck to be enemies with. All-in-all, a Hipster is a pretentious & snobbish douche-bag.
Normal person: I love Vans, they look pretty cool.
Hipster: Um... I knew about Vans like ages ago.
Normal person: Your point?
Hipster: Vans are so mainstream now. Everyone wears them.
Normal person: Lol, pfft hipster.
#hipster #hipsters #twat #twats #vans #tumblr
by shitakimushrooms182 October 11, 2011
Emo Hippie DOUCHEBAGS! They try to give the illusion that they don't care about anything, but in fact care way too much. They are not hard to spot as they all wear the same thing, but will tell you that they are individuals and have a style of their own. They look down on anyone who shows any interest in what they see as mainstream.
That guy at the party who is wearing the same crocodile logo shirt you wore when you were 5, he's a hipster.
#emo #hippie #poseur #wannabe #douchebag
by H.A.S. June 18, 2009
everyone who is writing on here seems to have no idea what they are talking about. not all hipsters do what they do and wear what they wear to simply be "different" or "better than everyone". Usually, the clothes they wear are what the "mainstream" in Europe is wearing because this country is so ridiculously behind. Indie music happens to be REALLY GOOD. Maybe, if everyone stopped listening to their godamn rascal flatts and whatever else the shit is they play on the radio, and actually thought for themselves, they would understand.
Dumbass #1:"Oh my god, look at that hipster over there, they think they are so cool because their clothes are DIFFERENT."
Dumbass #2:"I know their music is never played on the radio, so I bet it is just terrible."
Dumbass #1:"C'mon let's go listen to Rascall Flatts and Kelly Clarkson and buy all of our clothes from hollister.
#hipster #dumbass #mainstream #country music #haters
by JessicaK October 28, 2007
A person who got tired for being white and nerdy so they decided to try real hard and be cool. Most of which are posers that up until 2 years ago had never heard of any of the bands that they are listen.
man 1: Hey didn't we go to high school with that girl?

man 2: Yeah we did.

man 1: Wasn't she one of those girls that thought keith Urban was the best singer ever.

man 2: I think that you are right. Fucking hipster Posers
#posers #dick #asshole #cockjocky #fake
by Fuck if I Care December 08, 2009
An unwanted, attention whore in dire need for people to look at him/her. The hipster usually wears tight jeans, vnecks, fedora caps and moccasins. They enjoy hanging out in parking lots and coffee shops and don't actually buy anything, because hipsters are "non comformist" but in reality they're all just washed up poor fucks. They love doing retarded dances that are really idiotic jump moves. They like to listen to non-mainstream music and claim they're better than most people because they listen to music that isn't known because it sucks anyway. Oh, and 99.9% of hipsters are homosexuals.
"Hey dude wanna go to the coffee shop then go to the open mic night and listen to all the Hipster wanna bees sing and laugh at them?"

"Haha, Randy, you read my mind, i love laughing at hipsters.!
#nonmainstream #indie #hipster #freak #fag
by AngryItalianMan August 04, 2010
Being a hipster is just simply being a well-rounded person..an intellectual..someone who is true to who they are..and enjoys all the positive aspects of life while fluanting an unusual fashion sense unlike most others. Another word to describe people in this culture is "Non-Conformists."
From my experience random words or phrases associated with hipsters are..glasses,homo,skinny jeans,scarves,coffee,weird taste in music..scene kids,unique fashion sense..just to name a few.
#pseudo-intellectual #punk #coffee #scenester #prep
by Reggie Fresh February 26, 2009
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