Definition of 'indie'
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Slightly pedestrian indie rock from a band who look prettier than they sound with this one. The Sun (2016)Singing along with all those indie rockers seems to have tried his patience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The live delivery of their flowery indie pop has now bloomed. The Sun (2008)This includes alternative and indie music as well as more mainstream pop. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One of the best indie films for years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The clothes are pure indie pop star. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He takes the antipathy of the indie music press as a given. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Knockout turns and a terrific screenplay make this one of the best indie films for years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Expect an eclectic mix of reggae and indie music. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Knockout performances and a terrific screenplay make this one of the best indie films in years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We particularly need indie band members or promoters to realise that their memories and collections could be valuable to history too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The indie science-fiction movie is an unpredictable beast. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Reggae, dub and indie rock filter into the mix. Times, Sunday Times (2015)With a new album out, the indie rockers take on the arenas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it's not all indie guitar rock. The Sun (2014)It didn't have to fit the indie or pop box. The Sun (2011)But the indie band 's is making its way to the festival. The Sun (2016)They defined indie music in the post-punk era. The Sun (2010)It's meant to be quirky, offbeat and all of those other indie movie adjectives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They can't get enough of the indie, pop and dance music extravaganza. The Sun (2014)TV producers adore him, and he possesses that slightly gawky indie rock star look, too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Further evidence of the strange phenomenon of US bands rediscovering Eighties indie. The Sun (2006)It offers indie rock fans the opportunity to see their favourite bands perform live, both at the hotel and at various venues across Ibiza. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As their second LP looms, the indie rockers play a few solo gigs before hitting the festival circuit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Used Occasionally. indie is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'indie'
British English: indie ADJECTIVE
Indie music refers to rock music produced by new bands working with small, independent record companies.
...a multiracial indie band.
Definition of indie from the Collins English Dictionary
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