Definition of countercultural in English:



  • See counterculture

    • ‘It's folksy, romantic and feminine, but with a countercultural edge to it, too.’
    • ‘The word was first used by disillusioned American Democrats in the 1970s, when they rebelled against the countercultural leftists who had taken over their party.’
    • ‘From the 1960s onward, Trocchi became a countercultural media figure rather than a writer.’
    • ‘Any allegedly countercultural activity eventually comes full circle and the early adopters say ‘it's not how it used to be.’’
    • ‘She drifted around the countercultural communities at Newbury, where she spent four months, and Faslane, where she joined the peace camp.’