Definition of indie
1 : one that is independent; especially : an unaffiliated record or motion-picture production company
2 : something (such as a record or film) produced by an indie
Recent Examples of indie from the Web
Lister-Jones, who has starred in sitcoms like Life in Pieces, New Girl, and Whitney, previously wrote the similarly caustic indie rom-coms Breaking Upwards and Lola Versus with her husband Daryl Wein.
After two and a half years in San Francisco working at Thee Parkside, a restaurant and bar with a backyard that staged punk, indie and metal bands, Smith-Malave came back to South Florida.
Indies may be one of the few Cleveland restaurants where even meat-eaters rave about the vegetarian dishes.
The indie-rock band Pavement came from here, as did the alt-country crooner Chris Isaak.
Chilean electro-pop singer Javiera Mena, artist-to-watch Audri Nix, from Puerto Rico, and rising Argentine rock singer-songwriter Juan Ingaramo are among the artists to perform at an indie showcase at the Highline Ballroom on July 13.
Pop violinist Brooke Wilson, folk indie rock duo The Lost Men, and another band TBA.
Roadside Attractions, which is owned in part by Lionsgate, focuses on indie films.
Though indie bands like Fledgling Death, The Savage Ohms, and Bliss Blood & Like Wow may never get their 15 minutes of fame, a new site proves that somebody was listening – once, at least.
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Origin and Etymology of indie
by shortening & alteration from independent
First Known Use: 1928
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