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indie

[ in-dee ]
/ ˈɪn di /
Informal.
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noun
an independently or privately owned business, especially a film or music company that is not affiliated with a larger and more commercial company: to work for an indie.
a movie or other work produced by such a company.
a genre of music, especially pop or rock, that is independently produced.
a person who works for an independently owned business or is self-employed.
adjective
noting or relating to an indie: an indie film producer;an indie video game.
noting or relating to independently produced music: indie rock;an indie pop group.
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Origin of indie

First recorded in 1940–45; ind(ependent) + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for indie

indie
/ (ˈɪndɪ) /

noun
informal
  1. an independent film or record company
  2. (as modifier)an indie producer; the indie charts
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