dark culture

(noun) “An umbrella term, used to describe a summary of parts of several subcultures including gothic, darkwave, neofolk, industrial, electro, BDSM/fetish, metal and medieval” (Wiktionary n.d.).

Example: Goth

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: dark cultures
  • A type of subculture.
  • Also called dark alternative scene.

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Wiktionary. n.d. “dark culture.” Retrieved October 18, 2013 (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/dark_culture).