verb (used with object), sub·cul·tured, sub·cul·tur·ing.
- 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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subculturesub·cul·tur·al, adjectivesub·cul·tur·al·ly, adverb
Words nearby subculture
Example sentences from the Web for subculture
It’s a subculture status that some fans have relished but which NASCAR itself seems eager to shake — in the last two years, its TV ratings bottomed out after peaking in the mid-2000s, according to SportsBusiness Journal.
Many young women in the BDSM subculture find their way into a dominant role, whether coming from a submissive standpoint or not.Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau|Ian Frisch|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I thought it was quite bizarre and kind of sick,” Dr. Grenci said of being introduced to the subculture in 1979.
Dr. Grenci, who agrees, also saw it as a way to expand her own knowledge on the subculture and what makes it so appealing.
A harmless woman is being harassed online by a nerdy subculture.Fanboys, White Knights, and the Hairball of Online Misogyny|Tauriq Moosa|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact this is a fairly new subculture, albeit one with a dark underbelly of wax-smoking.
Subculture, sub-kul′tūr, n. in bacteriology, a culture derived from a previous one.
These can be found in subculture, but also within the entrenched culture.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
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.)