indie

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See also: Indie and indy

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From independent, by shortening. Used of popular music since the 1980s, and of cinema for some decades before that.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

indie (not comparable)

  1. independent; from outside the mainstream
    an indie pop group; an indie video game

Usage notes[edit]

  • In this spelling, generally but not exclusively used for pop culture, especially music or games, with indy used in other contexts such as wrestling.

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

indie (plural indies)

  1. An independent publisher.
  2. A work released by an independent publisher.
  3. (uncountable) A type of rock music, generally soft-style without screaming or aggression, mixed with synthesized music and electronic.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

indie f

  1. plural form of india

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