hippy

1
[ hip-ee ]
/ ˈhɪp i /
|

adjective, hip·pi·er, hip·pi·est.

having big hips.

Origin of hippy

1
First recorded in 1890–95; hip1 + -y1

Definition for hippy (2 of 3)

hippy

2
[ hip-ee ]
/ ˈhɪp i /

noun, plural hip·pies.

Origin of hippy

2

Definition for hippy (3 of 3)

hippie

or hip·py

[ hip-ee ]
/ ˈhɪp i /

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.
Compare flower child.

Origin of hippie

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55; hip4 + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for hippy (1 of 3)

hippy

1

hippie

/ (ˈhɪpɪ) /

noun plural -pies

  1. (esp during the 1960s) a person whose behaviour, dress, use of drugs, etc, implied a rejection of conventional values
  2. (as modifier)hippy language

Word Origin for hippy

C20: see hip 4

British Dictionary definitions for hippy (2 of 3)

hippy

2
/ (ˈhɪpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest

informal (esp of a woman) having large hips

British Dictionary definitions for hippy (3 of 3)

hippie

/ (ˈhɪpɪ) /

noun

a variant spelling of hippy 1
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