HyperDic: youth_subculture

English > 1 sense of the expression youth subculture:
NOUNgroupyouth subculturea minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members
English > youth subculture: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members; often characterized by its adoption of a particular music genre.
NarrowerRastafari, Rastas(Jamaica) a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s
beat generation, beats, beatniksA United States youth subculture of the 1950s
flower people, hippies, hipstersA youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s
modsA youth subculture that began in London in the early 1960s
punksA youth subculture closely associated with punk rock music in the late 1970s
rockers, bikersoriginally / originally a British youth subculture that evolved out of the teddy boys in the 1960s
skinheads, bootboysA youth subculture that appeared first in England in the late 1960s as a working-class reaction to the hippies
teddy boysA British youth subculture that first appeared in the 1950s
Broaderyouth cultureyoung adults (a generational unit) considered as a cultural / cultural class or subculture
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