Definition of normcore in English:



mass noun
  • A style of dressing that involves the deliberate choice of unremarkable or unfashionable casual clothes.

    ‘normcore is an especially tricky style to master because it's so, well, bland’
    as modifier ‘perhaps the most essential piece of the normcore look is the ubiquitous white sneaker’
    • ‘What hipster doesn't love vintage 90s normcore?’
    • ‘Normcore continued to metastasize beyond fashion circles.’
    • ‘So while normcore may be in its ascendancy here in the States, Tokyo street style is still full-on maximalist.’
    • ‘The idea of normcore is to defy teenage rebellion and dress to blend in.’
    • ‘Yet another runway example of the normcore moment?’
    • ‘Is normcore actually about blending in and rejecting fashion?’
    • ‘This outfit isn't normcore as defined by the fashion industry.’
    • ‘He was normcore before there was normcore, wearing no name brands in Beverly Hills.’
    • ‘Embracing normcore is all about dressing comfortably and effortlessly.’
    • ‘Loose-fitting jeans and sneakers: the perfect normcore outfit.’


Early 21st century: from normal + -core.