- the cultural values and behavioral patterns distinctive of a particular group in a society.
- a group having social, economic, ethnic, or other traits distinctive enough to distinguish it from others within the same culture or society.
OTHER WORDS FROM subculturesub·cul·tur·al, adjectivesub·cul·tur·al·ly, adverb
How to use subculture in a sentence
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.
A lot of the culture around movies in the sci-fi/fantasy genre is about deconstructing them ad nauseam.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whether he gets his full due in popular culture remains to be seen.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the oft-talked-about college “hook-up culture” could be embodied by a place, it would be Shooters.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In Cuba its culture commenced in 1580, and from this and the other islands large quantities were shipped to Europe.
The culture of expression is a very different thing from the artful imitation of the signs of feeling and purpose.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Yet a child coming under the humanising influences of culture soon gets far away from the level of the savage.Children's Ways|James Sully
Its culture however was looked upon with the same disapproval by Charles II.
It would be a modest guess that Accadian culture implied a growth of at least ten thousand years.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for subculture
Derived forms of subculturesubcultural, adjective
Medical definitions for subculture
Cultural definitions for subculture
A group within a society that has its own shared set of customs, attitudes, and values, often accompanied by jargon or slang. A subculture can be organized around a common activity, occupation, age, status, ethnic background, race, religion, or any other unifying social condition, but the term is often used to describe deviant groups, such as thieves and drug users. (See counterculture.)