A person who evokes being affected by the recession because it's the 'in' thing to do, especially if they have no real need to. They may even pay more for the privilege of having just the right down-market accessories or habits. (Reference the evolution of the hipster.)
We're going to Mel's Diner tonight. The decor's a little shabby, you know with the recession and all, but they have the most fabulous oysters served in replica sardine tins.
Keira Knightly is such a recessionista -- check out this story about her renting shoes! http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2009/03/25/keira_knightley_saves_money_buy_renting_
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