hepcat

hepcat

[hep-kat]
noun Older Slang.
1.
a performer or admirer of jazz, especially swing.
2.
a person who is hep; hipster.

Origin:
1930–35; Americanism; hep1 + cat1

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hepcat (ˈhɛpˌkæt)
 
n
obsolete, slang a person who is hep, esp a player or admirer of jazz and swing in the 1940s

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