Emo meaning

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Emo is defined as a type of rock music with thoughtful, reflective and emotional lyrics.

An example of emo is music by the group Brand New.

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Rock music characterized by confessional lyrics about emotional topics.
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A form of music derived from punk rock and characterized by often sentimental lyrics conveying angst, desperation, etc.
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A person who is a fan of emo music.
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A township in Ontario.
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A village in Ireland.
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Origin of emo

  • Short for earlier emo-core emo(tional) (hard)core

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition