indie


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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
References in classic literature ?
He came to me, and told me that some merchants of his acquaintance had been proposing to him to go a voyage for them to the East Indies, and to China, as private traders.
In the chair sits a man of strong and sturdy frame, whose face has been roughened by northern tempests and blackened by the burning sun of the West Indies.
Reported fit for home service for a year or two, and so I was sent off to the West Indies.
Issuing thence to the west and south, as a youth leaves the shelter of his parental house, this spirit found the way to the Indies, discovered the coasts of a new continent, and traversed at last the immensity of the great Pacific, rich in groups of islands remote and mysterious like the constellations of the sky.
The author returns to the Indies, and finds the patriarch of Aethiopia.
As for the great burnings by lightnings, which are often in the West Indies, they are but narrow.
Where banks or sediments have accumulated near to the surface, as in parts of the West Indies, they sometimes become fringed with corals, and hence in some degree resemble lagoon-islands or atolls, in the same manner as fringing-reefs, surrounding gently sloping islands, in some degree resemble barrier-reefs.
The king's letter was written in blue characters upon a rare and precious skin of yellowish colour, and these were the words of it: "The King of the Indies, before whom walk a thousand elephants, who lives in a palace, of which the roof blazes with a hundred thousand rubies, and whose treasure house contains twenty thousand diamond crowns, to the Caliph Haroun al Raschid sends greeting.
If want to know more, I'm nineteen years old, and I come from the West Indies.
Mr Edward has come to England from the West Indies.
He was rid of Jacob--he was bound for the Indies, where a gullible princess awaited him.
Hang it: the regiment's just back from the West Indies, I must have a little fling, and then when I'm married I'll reform; I will upon my honour, now.