Counterculture meaning

kountər-kŭlchər
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A culture, as that of many young people of the 1960s and 1970s, manifested by a lifestyle that is opposed to the prevailing culture.
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The definition of counterculture is a way of life, a set of attitudes or a group of people whose ideas and values are different than the mainstream accepted beliefs.

The hippie ideas, beliefs and values of the 1970's were an example of the counterculture.

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A culture, especially of young people, with values or lifestyles in opposition to those of the established culture.
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Any culture whose values and lifestyles are opposed to those of the established mainstream culture, especially to western culture.
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Origin of counterculture

  • From counter- +‎ culture.

    From Wiktionary