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Acronym for the music genre "Post-Hardcore."

The Post-Hardcore genre started in the year 1980, with local Chicago bands such as "Saccharine Trust", "Naked Raygun", and "The Effigies" merging their post-punk lyrics and vocals, with hardcore melodies and sound.

Good examples of modern PHC bands include "Issues", "Dance, Gavin Dance", A Day To Remember", "Scary Kids Scaring Scary Kids."

There are bands that have been mistakenly labeled as PHC. "I See Stars", "Chunk! No Captain Chunk", Attack Attack!", Woe, Is Me" and "Asking Alexandra" area few Electrocore bands that are commonly mistaken as PHC.
"Hey have you heard that new album by Amidst the Graves Demons? Totally Post-Hardcore!"

'Aw dude, I love Attack Attack! Totally PHC!" "Nah dude. They're Electrocore."
by Shawn WC April 02, 2014
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PHC stands for "Potential Hot Chick(s)." By saying PHC you are safe from being attacked by your friends for being unable to indentify an ugly chick from a hot chick at a distance.
"Hey, we have some PHC on the left up there at the light."
by J Fucking Z October 23, 2006
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You say this when you see a sexy man and you might want to marry him but you dont know, usually with anime guys.
Emilie: -sees Ichigo on tv- GASSPPP! PHC! PHC!
Caileigh: Awww...i wanted that one!
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(Psychological human contact): (when you work alone all day at the back of the warehouse), the only other employee who comes to see you and talk to you.
When I worked at my previous job, I actually had a personal p.h.c by the name of Matt.
by sexydimma April 25, 2017
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Damn baby, I is gonna come over there and give you the MAD PHC!

by Anonymous June 23, 2003
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