A hipster is any male/female in their 20s who lives in culturally stimulating parts of cities. They are proficient in all things deemed "indie", and are most likely all photographers and in a band at some point in their lives. They subsist on unknown bands, in the attempt to break away from mainstream media and show how non-conformist they are.

All hipsters have a love for local art, and will protest the destruction of buildings suffering from urban decay, as they are "art treasures".
Also, they know more than you in all things, including (but not limited to): Politics, music, witty banter, being ironic, fashion, and what is cool.
Usually, they can be seen wearing vintage clothing, ironic tees, tight pants, or some form of button up with suspenders and a tie, no matter what the temperature. May be sporting one of those "paperboy" hats from the 1930s, but if not, will have an odd haircut that is usually cut by a friend.

Warning: Hipsters become offended at being called a hipster, and will deny it at all times. Don't let them fool you...If they have several of the above listed facts, you've got a hipster on your hands.
Guy 1: (Swishes poorly cut hair off forehead) "I just can't figure out if I should go to these local band shows, or throw paint on a canvas and call it art."

Guy 2: "Hipster."
by DrStankWang June 12, 2011
A mainstream label referring to someone who rejects mainstream labels.
Person 1: You're a hipster.
Person 2: No I'm not.
by guywiththeeyepatch June 29, 2011
Formerly a person with an appreciation of art and indie-rock, creativity, intelligence and witty banter, Hipsters are now those idiotic teenage girls who dance around in they're high waisted shorts, cropped tops, cross rings and dip dyed hair whilst making triangle symbols with there fingers.

They claim to be individual and have original style, but are really all the same. They have killed Tumblr for most with their shitty blogs with urls like "glittercrystals" and "sparklyturquoisenailpolish".

All of these "Hipsters" believe that they are indie and original, but because of them; there is pretty much no such thing as indie anymore. These girls have killed the stereotype.
Nina: "Lol babes i'm a unicorn. I'm so Hipster bebz. KE$HA IS MY LYFE! I like wearing my cross ring and buying my clothes from Supre. I wanna dip dye my hair. Follow my tumblr- promo for promo baybee? YAY GLITTER."

Lachie: "Just fuck off."
by lampshade1234 April 19, 2011
there isn't much difference between hipsters and indie kids. their favorite color is probably either yellow or red. they like triangles, owls, and they all smoke. hipsters MUST know what omegle and 4chan are, lolcats and insanewolfs are a must, too. every hipster needs a camera. they'll take pictures, put them in black and white, and they're automatically photographers. they spend most of their time complaining on tumblr, and making fun of hipsters for being hipsters. they constantly bicker about twilight and harry potter, often favoring harry potter. yeah sure, hp and twilight have nothing in common, but who cares? hipsters don't.
person a: what's that lyric from?
person b: oh, just some obscure band you've most likely never heard of.

person a: LOLOLOL look at that hipster.
person b: lulz, i know.

person a: i have so many followers on tumblr, but they all delete my cred!
by George Oscar Bluthe July 02, 2010
Basically a hipster is your modern day Amish. They don't like the trends of the world, so they shun them and live their own worthless lives.
Everyone in the world loves stupid designer things and doesn't appreciate the finer things in life, such as this bag i found in a tree. No one else has it. Hipsters are cheap.
by Amlahe October 07, 2009
A person inbetween the ages of young teenager to early thirties who wears vintage/thrift store clothing and tends to embrace the underground, indie culture (art, books, music) instead of the mainstream. A typical hipster wears thick rimmed glasses/sunglasses (mostly Ray-Bans), skinny jeans, ironic tees or band shirts, and low top Converse or some kind of colorful high tops. They mostly listen to indie bands that are about to make it big, such as Phoenix. They have their own 'hip' slang such as 'deck' which means cool. They often hang out at coffee shops and have artfully messy hair. They dislike labelism and being called a hipster. They most likely live in SF's Haight, Williamsburg, SoHo, or the Mission District.
That hipster is so against the mainstream.
by Ra Ra Riot June 29, 2009
The blend of every failed fad since the early 1900s.
The hipsters in my town sport ironic mustachios and ride pink speed bikes to local coffee shops where they bust out their superior Macintosh laptops and give people disgusted looks who are not seen to be as ironic as themselves, concerning fashion.
by mattydubs203 July 19, 2009
hipsters, usually some where between 16 and 24 years old, are in people in the process of breaking their ties with the ska punk "scene" that they dearly loved as a teenager. Their main form of transportation is a fixed gear road bike. Guy hipsters ussally wear skinny jeans, self designed t-shirts(printed drawn, spray painted, ect.). Girl hipsters will sport just about anything that doesn't have a brand logo on it that can be found in their local thrift store, both are often seen with lesbian-esque haircuts and chuck taylor's or vans. Politically, hipsters are very liberal and often are socialist and are in love with Abbie Hoffman and Che Guevara but are too lazy to start any kind of a revolution. Musically, hipsters listen to many genres, some bands most hipsters listen to are the beatles, atleast one of conor obersts projects, the cure, modest mouse, matt and kim, mgmt, the smashing pumpkins and the smiths, many hipsters are also secretly in love with my chemical romance but won't admit it unless they catch their hipster friend listening to them although they often have intense hatred for followers of the christ-core scene.
by startainfection June 27, 2010

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