A logging camp in the Pacific Northwest that made some money selling camping gear to idiots fighting for the chance to freeze/starve to death while looking for gold in the Yukon. It then became a logging camp with airplanes and progressed to a logging camp with airplanes and computers. Now it is a logging camp with airplanes, computers, and the biggest collection of snobs, posers, and self righteous assholes of every persuasion ever assembled.
Its residents espouse a particularly aggressive type of unpretentiousness that succeeds in setting new human performance benchmarks for pretension. Almost no one there is from there. All of its adult residents diffused there down a steep identity gradient toward a place where they thought they could find, buy, import, hire, or outsource an identity of their own. By the way, how’s that going for you so far? Maybe a few more Frank Gehry scrap piles masquerading as buildings will help.
Most of their time is occupied by lecturing less fortunate citizens of this country on how much better everything in Seattle is than in any other place on earth. This leads to obsessive comparing of themselves and their utopia to cities with actual histories and cultural identities, such as: New York, Boston, San Francisco, Tacoma, etc. This delusional herd of “enlightened and beautiful” people exult in, not suffer from, a collective, and well founded inferiority complex.
Speaking of being lectured to by these uberwankers, just try and bring up a hobby or interest of yours without having it spelled out for you in a smarmy, condescending tone how the lecturer has pursued that hobby or interest to the most extreme ends humanly possible and how your own pathetic dabbling fails to so much as amuse them. (Try mentioning hiking or some other outdoor activity and watch the fun!)
It also has great scenery, weather (despite what you’ve heard), and coffee, none of which make it worth the effort of trying to live there. (unless you’re filthy rich as are way too many residents)
In our lifetime, a humongous earthquake will shake the entire heap of coffee grounds, bicycles, Frank Gehry buildings, ecofascists and wankers into Puget Sound, an act not unlike the flushing of the toilet of almighty God. I’ll miss the space needle, but not the people in it.
With so many ecofascists, uberwankers, and Eurotrash wannabes, Seattle is America's own private Germany!
by hatchetface March 23, 2007
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The Emerald City, a gem to the Pac. Northwest. Home to the Space-needle, Bank of America tower, Key West Arena, Safeco Field, and Seahawks stadium, it is truly an up-and-coming city.

It also happens to be a haven to people with -all- interests and styles of life, as shown by another definition to Seattle.

And ohh yeah, we're smart, too.
I'm so glad to live in Seattle.
by Grimm_Demize June 28, 2003
One of the most picturesque cities not only in the U.S., but the world.
Home of the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Safeco Field/Seahawk Stadium, Boeing Field, and some great views out into the mountains, especially Mt. Rainier.

See also Seatown, Emerald City, and Rainy City.
Everyone needs to visit Seattle at least once in their lives.
by City on da Sea March 17, 2005
The best city on the West Coast. Despite the rain (which makes the place nice and green), great people, great coffee (Hence Seattle AKA Latteville) and lots of things to do. Also the place of Microsoft Comps, and people who are really into high-tech activities.
That computer whiz is from Seattle area.
by Starbucky July 11, 2003
A city in Washington State.

What can I say? I live in California, and I hate it. Seattle is my place, and even though it does has it flaws, I still, and always love the Emerald City.
Seattle, A Jewel Of The Pacific Northwest.
by Jon March 14, 2005
1. The Greater Seattle Area (including the east side) is home to Bill Gates, Starbucks, the Mariners, and Bungie (the makers of Halo), and Microsoft (the sole poineers in the blue screen and the creators of the Xbox).

2. The fittest city in America

3. One of the smartest Cities in America
Seattle is the Emeral city.
by procrastin8r May 22, 2005
the best place in the entire world.. so what if it rains? it makes it so green & beautiful. the mountains are so big & majestic and everywhere you turn there's something even more pretty than what you last looked at. pike place market is so cute!
I really miss Seattle . . .
by dannimo April 03, 2005
My favorite city.

It is best known for:
"Grunge, Cappachino, and Heroin"-from the book Kurt Cobain...

and it is also known for Bill gates's existance and lots of rain!

Good things come out of seattle too...LIKE NIRVANA WAHOO!
Seattle Rocks. i wish i lived in seattle. but no, i have to live in south carolina. the goddamn hick state. im moving to seattle when i get older.
by Ka August 09, 2004
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