The term "hipster" is cross-applied from the 1930s Beatniks. The modern hipster is a composite of individuals with a certain bohemian life situation and lifestyle. He or she rejects "mainstream" culture and embraces and contributes to independent culture, and prides him/herself on this. The modern hipster image has been proliferated through the internet, publications such as Vice Magazine, and sightings in the music, fashion, and art world. The image of the hipster is constantly changing, but several aspects have stayed constant over time. Lives in a young, artsy neighborhood of a major city such as Wicker Park in Chicago, Greenwich Village in Manhattan, or Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Usually has some degree of monetary conformability, although sometimes only because of their parents, due to cost of living in these areas. Works (or wants to work) in music, art, or fashion. Has "elitist" music taste and listens to nu-rave (i.e. The Klaxons, Cut Copy, Hercules and Love Affair), minimalist techno, independent rap (i.e. Spank Rock, Talib Kweli, Aesop Rock), nerdcore (i.e. YT Cracker, MC Lars, MC Chris), Elephant 6 (i.e. of Montreal, Neutral Milk Hotel, Apples in Stereo), garage rock, and punk rock in addition to all manners of independent rock. Favorite band is very likely Bright Eyes, The Arcade Fire, The Arctic Monkeys, The Libertines, The Strokes, or something of that nature. Also watches independent and foreign films and reads independent books, magazines, and periodicals. Is a fan of modern art and may also be an amateur artist. Dresses in a progressive but retro fashion that is often changing. Popular items include leggings, mini-skirts, leg warmers, '60s dresses, headbands, chunky jewelry, and large shirts and sweaters for girls and skinny suits and ties, tight jeans and cords, t-shirts with ironic sayings and images, cardigans, plaid and buffalo check shirts, colorful hoodies, and tight windbreakers for guys. Both genders frequently wear dirty Vans and Converses, flamboyant Nikes, large plastic frame glasses, and neon wayfarer sunglasses and are sometimes pierced and tattooed. Shops at Urban Outfitters, American Apparel, and thrift stores. Likes to hang out at fashionable coffee shops, indie rock shows, and hipster dance clubs. Does food shopping at stores like Whole Foods and is often vegan or vegetarian. Eats chic ethnic food and prefers organic and Fair Trade fruits and vegetables. Favorite beer is Pabst Blue Ribbon. Takes up many causes and is often socially minded. Enjoys irony in all facets of life, from fashion (wears mismatching outfits and unpopular vintage clothing often emblazoned with ironic sayings) to sports (plays in dodgeball tournaments at McCarren Park Pool). May ride a fixed-gear bicycle or a hybrid car. Networks through Myspace, Facebook, and/or Twitter. Usually rejects the term "hipster" and argues if called one.
Hipster: Hey, don't call me that!
by mtfn392 January 27, 2009

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the definition of a "Hipster" are a knock off brand name Scene kid. They lean up against brick walls and smoke only camel Turkish royals, and have shaggy mop headed hair styles, with skinny jeans so tight you'd imagine they would have dick. They listen to gay ass crab-core bands like attack attack and other scremo filth. They are always trying to give light shows and bring their Rave Gloves with them erywhere.
Alec: hey kevin?
Kevin: yeah bro-ku?
Alec: i think your a hipster dude.... im just sayin
Kevin: yo Nahh dude.
Alec: like for real dude...
Kevin: i know i am but shut up!
Alex: ^lol
by The HoIy Diver February 17, 2011

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Hipsters are people who dress like they Po' but have designer sunglasses and IPhones and generally suck at anything useful and add to the Global #$*&% douche epidemic.
That "hipster" has a lot of buttons on his messenger bag, I asked him what they meant and he said "I have no Idea but they cost $6 a piece!".
by Solstice O'finnegan April 02, 2009

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someone who says "I'm so fucking hipster" and wears a red headband. Wears clothes from Urban Outfitters but pretends that shops at a thrift store all the time. probably called Jen.
Jen: "im so fucking hipster"
by SonyaSav February 04, 2008

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Jane Lichacz
Paula: I'm so hipster!

Bob: Are you Jane Lichacz?
Paula: No.
Bob: Then you're not a hipster
by DJ Vain October 25, 2010

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Everything Samantha B. from springboro ohio does on the regular
Oh hey thats a hipster there because she's acting like Sam B. from springboro ohio regularly
by realtalk1112 February 27, 2012

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just in response to the first definition:
A) it's Louis Vuitton...there's a "u"
B) Hipsters love Starbucks...the reason all their stuff is so expensive is because they pay their workers good wages, thus making it one of few corporate conglomerates that can be accepted by hipsters.
okay, well i guess i have to use the word "hipster" in here somewhere...
by Jett27 October 10, 2005

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