antistyle

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ style

Noun[edit]

antistyle (usually uncountable, plural antistyles)

  1. Style or fashion that rejects the usual conventions of style.
    • 1994, David R. Dickens, Andrea Fontana, Postmodernism and social inquiry
      Flashy in its photographic juxtapositioning, Reebok embraced poor taste as a sign for antistyle that might beckon skeptical viewers to enter the space of the ad.
    • 1995, Corey K. Creekmur, Alexander Doty, Out in culture: gay, lesbian, and queer essays on popular culture
      Lesbian-feminist antistyle was an emblem of refusal, an attempt to strike a blow against the twin evils of capitalism and patriarchy...

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