Hipster: (up-to-date summer 2009)

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/ get their hands dirty (except when they build up musk for the hipster look/scent) to get money to pay for anything.

They are required to own/ride a "fixed gear bicycle" and those who are not up-to-style or are not knowledgeable are likely to be identified quickly and disregarded by the greater hipster community. But this will only make that person even more of a hipster wannabe. High-end hipsters uses their parent's or hard earn intern dollars on Fuji bikes(~$700) or Chrome gear (~100+) while low end hipsters buy SE Drafts (~$300) and bullshit messenger bags(~$20-). They almost ride entirely with no brakes, this is not to be confused with someone trying to be a clown in the circus; they simply wanted the bike to be light and have nothing that can be stolen; which often lead to crashes and permanently damaged knees. Those who are weasels ride "freewheel" and with often front brakes, those are the most self-loathing hipsters that doesn't go all the way but still want to be a hipster. Also, most chop their handlebars so short so they can squeeze through two busses that they can barley control it anywhere even if its a wide open lane.

While they are self-described free-thinking intellectuals these hipsters are often off-the-rack as can be, some even dare to buy designer "thrift-store-look" clothing and gears with more often their parent's money than their own.

Their musical taste is only there to prove their love for a time that is not their own; 80s music for example. Hipsters are so lost they don't really believe in much of anything or know what to do with their lives so they hope to attach themselves to something that was once "great", usually something weird and alienating but easy enough so they don't have to try too hard to copy (such as Punk).

Hipsters are always an art major/drop out at some point and mostly had been an intern at a major city like NYC for some crook commercial "artist".

They hang in packs because of their low self esteem and often smoke/drink a certain brand of cigarettes and alcohol but because of recent global scrutiny some are cracking under pressure and begin doubting their own culture, their embarrassment or defiance can be felt through their speech and look; they either go all out on their look and pompous speech or they easily crack under even the slightest visual scrutiny by a passer-by.

to be continually updated until hipsterdom is history...
Did you see what that mutha-fucking hipster did just now? He just got on his fucking hip-wagon of a bike by flipping his twig of a leg wrapped in skin tight jeans over those fucking tiny handle bars, what a fucking loser.... look! he tripped on his own bike hahahahaha!
by singleservingfrd August 28, 2009
ACTUALLY, anyone who knows anything about Callum knows that he isn't only in 3 bands. DUH! He also raps under the name Milton Diamondz and has another band called TOUR!
"Callum, you have gold shoes. You put the hip in hipster"
by Rosie O Donnell February 04, 2008
Typical non-conformist. They forget the ability to just enjoy music simply because it's good and opt instead to argue about it. They feel they are entitled and waste thousands of dollars just to look like a homeless person. They don wingfarers, mustaches, kids' t-shirts, etc etc because it's "ironic" despite their complete lack of understanding of humor or irony. They rebel without understanding their cause. They only appreciate foreign films without realizing that they are "mainstream" in a different culture. They claim and are proud of being into things before everyone else liked them. When a musicians dies, they are the first ones to claim that they loved their music way before they died. They feel that the amount of vintage clothes that they own earn them some sort of credit as a human being. Really, they claim anything they wear that looks remotely old-fashioned is vintage. Like that counts for a lot. They are too busy rejecting social norms and having sore asses to appreciate anything that isn't "underground", still being hypocritical and shopping at mainstream stores. They believe they are smarter than everyone else without reasoning. They hate America and are unappreciative of their liberties. They've got 99 first world problems and starving to death isn't one.

In conclusion, hipsters are humorless, pretentious twats.
Normal person: Man, I love this new (insert formerly indie band here) track.

Hipster: Ew, you like them? I heard that they're on the radio now... Sell-outs.

Normal person: So you're sore that one of your precious indie bands has become successful, actually earning money and audience by pursuing their dream?

Hipster: ...

Normal person: Yeah, good reasoning.
by CDubayoo November 08, 2011
What you get when middle-class pseudo-intellectuals try too hard to be unique. Scenekids picked up on this and a whole fashion trend exploded.

How to be a hipster:
- Love anything until it becomes mildly popular. Then hate the living hell out of it.
- Desperately make sure every one thinks that you don't care what people think.
- Shop for your clothes at thrift stores. Bonus points for plaid.
- Become an Apple Inc. iFag like everyone else (totally not conformist)
- Only listen/watch/read media no one else does.
- Don't shave.

Remember, nothing says unique or enlightened like trying too hard to be different instead of focusing on science and arts.
guy1: hey man, did you see all those hipsters?
guy2: yea man, I've never seen so many neckbeards pretending to have refined taste by paying for over-priced drinks in my life lol
guy1: what was up with all the iPhones?
guy2: well they support small business and non-conformity.
guy1: they do know there's an "Inc." at the end of Apple, right?
by xailu March 07, 2014
there is nothing wrong with being hipster, all long as u dont label yourself as it.

you believe in supporting little businesses by eating at local coffee shops instead of corrupted corporations like starbucks.

talk about humanity and art like music, films, lit, travel, history-instead of dumb trends and stupid pop culture references.--dont watch the oc..

shop at thrift stores meaning that they dont belive in paying $150 for a fricking pair of jeans when they can get them for $40.

are usually liberal so they believe in civil rights and dont support the "democratic" govt of the u. s. of fricking a-hole that has messed up almost every other coutnry, and cant get their shit together to actually help their own citizens.

whats wrong with being ''''hipster'''' if its just our new generation being more open-minded and not taking psuedo-coool societies crap?
hipster: i like indie movies from sundance and go to the Pannikin.

dumb other person: i watch one tree hill and drink 5 starbuck's a day...
by sarah g. r. October 22, 2006
1.A person who practically lives at Urban Outfitters.
2.they drink lots of Pabst Blue Ribbon.
3.Mainly listen to underground club shit(Uffie, Justice,MSTRKRFT,Steve Aoki,Hyper Crush)
4.THEY HAVE REGULAR JOBS LIKE EVERYONE ELSE.
5.they don't spend alot of time on their appearances
6.Mostly wear urban outfitters, or pastelle clothes or jeans.
7.LOVE to dress like they came out of an 80s flashback.
8.Mark the cobrasnake is a famous hipster photographer.
Look at those hipsters on thecobrasnake.com!
by Elan Baxter May 09, 2008
The people who wrote the first two definitions, as well as every other moron who thumbed the definitions up
moronic thumber-upper: Wow they totally summed me up in two thousand words, Except that they didn't cause I'm not a hipster.
by basmar December 27, 2010
lovely people who try to be different by listening to unique music and wearing obscure clothing usually found at a thrift store. they somehow pull of a in style look by wearing really old clothes they got for next to nothing. very artsy. obcessed with the past, and anything 'vintage'
non-hipster: holy shit thats a cool shirt! can i get the exact same one at kohls for twenty bucks?
hipster: no, actually u cant. i got it at a thrift store in south west DC for two dollars. its twenty years old, so you probably cant find another one. ever. .......conformist
by aiment d un February 28, 2004
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