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in·die

 (ĭn′dē) Informal
n.
1. One, such as a studio or producer, that is unaffiliated with a larger or more commercial organization.
2. An artistic work produced by an independent company or group: "[His film] showed that indies could ... take in millions at the box office" (Liesl Schillinger).
adj.
Of, relating to, or being an indie: an album of indie rock; an indie film company.

indie

(ˈɪndɪ)
n
(Pop Music) informal
a. an independent film or record company
b. the genre(s) of film or music produced and released by such a company
c. (as modifier): an indie band; indie film.

in•die

(ˈɪn di)
Informal. n.
1. an independently owned business or a self-employed person.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or being an indie.
[1940–45; ind (ependent) + -ie]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indie - a pop group not affiliated with a major record company
pop group - a group that plays pop music
2.indie - an independent film company not associated with an established studio
film company - a company that makes, advertises, and distributes movies
Adj.1.indie - (of pop groups) not affiliated with a major recording company
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"
Translations

indie

[ˈɪndɪ] ADJ (Brit) (Mus) [music, band] → independiente

indie

, indie rock
n (Mus) → Indie m
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