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What is a hipster?

I've been hearing this word people saying I'm a hipster or who loves hipsters and I have no idea what it is and I'm just wondering I search google but all that comes up is how to be one and it just has answers like act stupid or something dumb I really want to know I shall not rest till I know tis word:p

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Hipster refers to a subculture of young, recently settled urban middle class adults and older teenagers that appeared in the 1990s. The subculture is associated with independent music, a varied non-mainstream fashion sensibility, liberal or independent political views, alternative spirituality or atheism/agnosticism, and alternative lifestyles. Interests in media include independent film, magazines such as Clash, and websites like Pitchfork Media.

Hipster culture has been described as a "mutating, trans-Atlantic melting pot of styles, tastes and behavior[s]." Christian Lorentzen of Time Out New York argues that "hipsterism fetishizes the authentic" elements of all of the "fringe movements of the postwar era—beat, hippie, punk, even grunge," and draws on the "cultural stores of every unmelted ethnicity," and "regurgitates it with a winking inauthenticity."

Critics, such as Armond White, accuse hipsterism of adhering to cynicism, nihilism, and associated amorality.

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A "hipster" is a new term, it pretty much means one who is not into the normal 'mainstream' things, or is into things that are not quite popular yet. Maybe a"hipster" is also one who enjoys the good old fashion things. Of course, I would like to be corrected if I am wrong. English is not my first language, so I am still new to many terms. Viva Mexico!

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What does mainstream mean?:0 haha sorry
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Mainstream is something you see/hear everyday.
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Yes, what Cjkenkel said.
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Ohhhh okaii!! Thanks haha
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Oh okai! De nada! (your welcome, if you are not a speaker of Spanish)
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I know what it means my mom speaks Spanish at the house a lot:0
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Oh. Good for you! Do you speak Spanish?
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Really curious to know to actually it has popped up a lot. Think its going to be like when people started saying "swag" all the time. -_-

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Hippies that is

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