[ UK /kˈa‍ʊntəkˌʌlt‍ʃɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈkaʊnɝˌkəɫtʃɝ, ˈkaʊntɝˌkəɫtʃɝ/ ]
  1. a culture with lifestyles and values opposed to those of the established culture
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How To Use counterculture In A Sentence

  • The Web has always been flush with counterculture independents willing to break rules that aren't working anyway.
  • The relationship of progressive rock and the counterculture is thus uneasy and internally contradictory.
  • Theodore Roszak, the author, scholar and critic who brought the term "counterculture" into the mainstream as he documented the social upheavals of the 1960s, has died. Front Page
  • Virginia Woolf's granddaughter, speaking at the Hay-On-Wye Literary festival, celebrates the triumph of the counterculture in Britain.
  • Johnnie had been an example of a pervasive counterculture phenomenon, a rebellious student but by accident a great educator.
  • For all the woolly sort of anti-Americanism afoot within the Canadian liberal-left, it is also true, and not the tiniest bit pathetic, that to formulate a position on the Afghanistan question the Canadian left has in the main simply adopted holus-bolus the American counterculture polemics on Iraq, and changed some names. Daimnation!: "Hats off to the Canadians"
  • Double standards rule, even in counterculture, where they are supposedly above that, which makes the whole shebang all the more criminal.
  • Hair," the musical that turned the counterculture into a hippie-dippy chorus line, has planted itself at the Kennedy Center for a spell -- and what an exhilarating frug down memory lane it proves to be. The wonderfully unruly 'Hair' is still a blowout 42 years after its Broadway debut
  • An extension of this argument can probably be made to reference Goffman's Counterculture Through the Ages, especially in light of Douglas Rushkoff's argument against the term counterculture ... Underground is a state of mind and repressed information wants to be free
  • Bjork occupies a rare position as both a mainstream pop icon and a major force in the counterculture.
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