A person that has given up on life. Wears only black, presumably to complement the color of their soul. Usually wears makeup only so everybody will avoid them and they can be alone. Gothic people are also scary looking.
Gothic dress is generally characterized as extremely baggy pants inexplicably with non-funcional zippers on the seams, any thing black, also with non-functional zippers, and anything to be found at Hot Topic
The gothic kids are always scary.