Indie meaning

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One, such as a studio or producer, that is unaffiliated with a larger or more commercial organization.
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Of, relating to, or being an indie.

An album of indie rock; an indie film company.

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A company smaller than and independent of the major companies in a particular field, esp., such a company producing and distributing recorded music or films.
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Of or produced by an indie.
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Independent; from outside the mainstream.

An indie pop group; an indie video game.

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An independent publisher.
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A work released by an independent publisher.
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(uncountable) A type of rock music, generally soft-style without screaming or aggression, mixed with synthesized music and electronic.
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An artistic work produced by an independent company or group.
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Origin of indie

  • ind(ependent) –y

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

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

    From Wiktionary