Indie Definition

ĭndē
noun
One, such as a studio or producer, that is unaffiliated with a larger or more commercial organization.
American Heritage
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.
Webster's New World

An independent publisher.

Wiktionary
(uncountable) A type of rock music, generally soft-style without screaming or aggression, mixed with synthesized music and electronic.
Wiktionary
adjective
Of or produced by an indie.
Webster's New World

Independent; from outside the mainstream.

An indie pop group; an indie video game.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Indie

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indie
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Origin of Indie

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

    From Wiktionary

  • ind(ependent) –y

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

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