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Some people were talking about me behind my back (literally, at the back of the classroom- I am at the front), and I think someone said I was "mainstream", what would that actually mean? Might it be considered insulting?

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It all depends on the tone when they expressed that.

Mainstream usually means that you are conventional and nothing out of the ordinary. Example: You don't wear outlandish clothes.

There's a great site for terminology.  Urbandictionary.com. Check it out. 

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Tom Jackson answered

Mainstream definition---the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are regarded as normal or conventional; the dominant trend in opinion, fashion, or the arts.

"companies that are bringing computers to the mainstream of American life"

I'm almost 72---I have no idea what it means when used by those who are still in school.


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