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hippie

[hip-ee]
noun
a person, especially of the late 1960s, who rejected established institutions and values and sought spontaneity, direct personal relations expressing love, and expanded consciousness, often expressed externally in the wearing of casual, folksy clothing and of beads, headbands, used garments, etc.
Also, hippy.
Compare flower child.


Origin:
1950–55, Americanism; hip4 + -ie

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hippie (ˈhɪpɪ)
 
n
a variant spelling of hippy

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hippie
c.1965, Amer.Eng. (Haight-Ashbury slang), from earlier hippie, 1953, usually a disparaging variant of hipster (1941) "person who is keenly aware of the new and stylish," from hip "up-to-date" (see hip (adj.)).
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hippy definition

[ˈhɪpi]
and hippie
  1. n.
    a long-haired, drug-using youth of the 1960s and 1970s. : That guy looks like a hippy left over from the sixties.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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