the only type of boy worth knowing, townie boys are horrible! and think they are it!!.. oh... and they have cool long hair, lol
look @ that skater... buff!
by loodie November 06, 2004
someone who skateboards. they skate cos they like it and not to look cool or earn credit. those are the so called posers. most skaters have their own style, all though they may sometimes be seperated into groups, like hip hop, punk, or goth, hippies etc. skaters dedicate their life to skateboarding and they find life as a way of having fun.

i skate cos i used to be an emo, which i dont wanna be. now that i skate i feel that i have started a new life. i dont care for girls, love or romance, or some other shit which makes u sad all the time. i now find that in life i want to entertain myself instaed of ruining it.
skaters like to skate
by kenneththecoolguywithahat July 13, 2006
A person who enjoys just skating for a living and doesnt try to be anything that their not. People who understand what skaters do and why they do it usually i get along with. I'd rather be kickfliping a 10 stair rather than smoking pot or any shit like that. People think that skaters dress a certain way, well they dont skaters dress how the want to, whether it be baggy jeans or tight jeans, even though its easier to do tricks in loose jeans. Skaters have different personalities some (like me) dont respect the signs that say no skateboarding, others respect them so they dont get in trouble with the popos. You cant really classify skateboarders its just a way of life, a skateboarders culture is different than ANYbody else. When people say that all skaters ever do is call people posers cause their just starting it not really true. not a lot of skaters do that cause at one point in time they were just starting too.
Cop: The sign says no skateboarding...can you skater punks not read?
Skater: yeah we can read we just dont care.
Cop: well skater punk how would you like to go to jail for being a smartass?

that was a real conversation that me and my brother had with a cop.
by TruSkaterChick4life May 28, 2006
A person who skateboards or a person who wears loose or slim fit jeans, hats, hoodies, high quality t-shirts and skater shoes like Emerica or vans. Even though people dress like skaters doesn't mean they actually skate.
Jarret:"Jim do you skate?"

Jim:"No, I just dress like the skaters."
by $-$ AUDI $-$ February 16, 2008
A skater is an individual participant of skateboarding culture who has attained a certain level of "street-cred" through the act of skateboarding. This is normally achieved through learning and expressing many basic tricks such as, but no limited to: The ollie and its many variations, dropping in, the kickflip/heelflip, the pop-shove-it, the Frontside 180 ollie and/or the backside boardslide. A person becomes a skateboarder when other skateboarders of similar or higher level of ability recognize him/her as so. The skater normally has experienced the challenges of authority presented to his craft by being kicked out of "skate spots." Security guards, mall cops, police officers, and private business owners commonly instigate kicking out a skateboarder and talking unnecessary sh*t to them, and/or criticizing their lifestyle. In general, skaters are commonly looked upon as trouble makers or non-contributing members of society. Rarely ever do true skaters bother anyone or instigate fights. for the most part the skater just wants to mind his/her own business and perform their tricks. Sometimes a skater will 'vandalize' public or private property to "wax" a ledge or curb, thus making it skateable.
Skaters can be any member of society but are most commonly males from the ages of 12-24. A skater was once able to be easily identified by his or her shoes, but due to the recent poseurdom on skateboard fashion this is harder to do. (Unless the skater has noticeable toe rips or gashes in his shoes from skateboarding.)
A skater is not to be confused with a poseur, which is someone who wears skateboarding clothes and tells grandiose tales of how he backside flipped a thirty set. A skater is also not to be confused with a kook, who is someone who sucks at skateboarding and has not yet risen to the level worthy of being called a skater.
Cop: "I'm going to need to see some I.D. son, hand over your skateboard."
Skater: "Why, what did I do?"
Skater: It's called an ollie, and how does jumping on concrete fuck it up?"
Cop: That's it smart ass. PUT YOUR HANDS BEHIND YOUR BACK! NOW!!
by DTA 187 24/7 April 05, 2009
A skater is a person that is in to skating or BMX but not all skaters do, skater is a rough definition for someone who likes a weaker version of rock and metal music. Skaters normally wear baggy jeans and baggy shirts normally wearing caps and beaked beanies. Skaters are not really the most voilent group of people but wont stand for peoples comments and will stick up for one another, skaters are not normally very muscluar but are normally in pretty good shape at running and fighting. Skaters and Goths, who normally get mixed up by alot of people, do get on pretty well. Skaters are the main enemies of the townies and sometimes chavs.
Skaters are normally very laided back mainly looking for a laugh and can get mixed up with stoners.
Conversation between the Skaters and Townies

Townie: Oi dickhead piss off
Skater: Owww big man
Townie: Say that again kick your fucking head in

at the end of this either there is a fight but normally chavs and townies these days are complete whimps and only fight when in groups.
by Ryan C. (Skater) August 31, 2007
Someone that skateboards and loves it. Someone who only skates in front of people to get attention is not a skater. Skateboarders are not a stereotype. Not all skaters do drugs, not all of them are jerks, it depends on the person. If you run into a skater asshole, they'd be an asshole even if they weren't a skater, so don't group them all into one category. Not all skaters wear skinny jeans, not all of them listen to rock, not all of them wear big ass shoes, it's their own style. Skateboarding is not only for white people, yes there are skaters in Mexico. Yes there are skaters in China. And yes, there are skaters in India. So if a black kid skates, he's not necessarily white washed. Yes there are female skateboarders, not all of them are dikes or lesbos, again, that's just them. They'd be a lesbian or dike anyway if they didn't skate. And yes, there are girly skaters. It doesn't matter if you're good or bad, just as long as you love what you get out of skateboarding. Obviously, you'll get more credit if you're good, but that's just how the world works. Just to say it again, skaters are not a stereo type, it's not a fad. Skateboarding is a kind of life. It's different from other lifestyles, but not one skaters life is exactly the same as another. All skaters are different, so don't judge till you know them as a person
Go Skate, love it, enjoy it, live it. Be a skater, whatever you want to call it.
by pjparty911 May 23, 2009
ppeople who skates and love it. they do it for the fun of it, and some people think their all druggies and stuff like that, but their probably skating so much that they dont have enough time to do weed and crap like that. but thats not all skaters, only really dedicated ones. lots of people like to skate and do it as a hobbie, not to be mistaken with a poser, or a beginner
skater: hey lets go skate
hobbie skater: i cant i gotta do homework
skater: ok how bout you
beginnerskater:ummmm ok but can u help me with my nollie, im just starting out
skater: ya totally how bout you too?
poser skater: you guys acturally ride these things?
by rachel mcmahon July 19, 2006
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