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steampunk

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Etymology

steam + punk, by analogy to cyberpunk

Noun

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steampunk

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steampunk (s)
  1. (science fiction Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A subgenre of speculative science fiction set in an anachronistic 19th century society.
    • 2008 May 8, Ruth La Ferla, “Steampunk Moves Between 2 Worlds”[1], New York Times, 
      It is also the vision of steampunk, a subculture that is the aesthetic expression of a time-traveling fantasy world, one that embraces music, film, design and now fashion, all inspired by the extravagantly inventive age of dirigibles and steam locomotives, brass diving bells and jar-shaped protosubmarines.
  1. (countable, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A person cosplaying as a steampunk character.

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