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hipster1

[hip-ster] /ˈhɪp stər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a person who is hip.
2.
3.
a person, especially during the 1950s, characterized by a particularly strong sense of alienation from most established social activities and relationships.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism; hip4 + -ster

hipster2

[hip-ster] /ˈhɪp stər/
noun
1.
hipsters, Chiefly British, hiphugger (def 2).
2.
Often, hipsters. hiphugger underpants for women and girls.
Origin
1960-65; hip1 + -ster
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British Dictionary definitions for hipsters

hipsters

/ˈhɪpstəz/
plural noun
1.
(Brit) trousers cut so that the top encircles the hips Usual US word hip-huggers

hipster

/ˈhɪpstə/
noun
1.
(slang, rare)
  1. an enthusiast of modern jazz
  2. an outmoded word for hippy1
2.
(modifier) (of trousers) cut so that the top encircles the hips
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Word Origin and History for hipsters

hipster

n.

1941, "one who is hip;" from hip (adj.) + -ster. Meaning "low-rise" in reference to pants or skirt is from 1962; so called because they ride on the hips rather than the waist (cf. hiphuggers). Related: Hipsters.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for hipsters

hipster

noun
  1. hepcat, hepster, hip cat
  2. beatnik, hippie (1941+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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