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counterculture

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noun coun·ter·cul·ture \ˈkau̇n-tər-ˌkəl-chər\

Definition of counterculture

  1. :  a culture with values and mores that run counter to those of established society

countercultural play \ˌkau̇n-tər-ˈkəlch-rəl, -ˈkəl-chə-\ adjective
counterculturalism play \-rə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
counterculturist play \-rist\ noun


Examples of counterculture in a sentence

  1. the counterculture of the hippies

  2. He was part of the antiwar counterculture.



1968

First Known Use of counterculture

1968


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