adjective, hip·pi·er, hip·pi·est.
Origin of hippy1
noun, plural hip·pies.
Origin of hippy2
Origin of hippie
Examples from the Web for hippy
Contemporary Examples of hippy
Regardless, that goes double for a hippy isle full of expats and pungent pot known as Bocas del Toro.A Man, a Plan, a Canal: Panama Turns 100
August 17, 2014
The Clinton Foundation chose Tulsa, Oklahoma, for the first Too Small to Fail project because it was an early adopter of HIPPY.How a Kids Program Hillary Brought to Arkansas Could Unite Democrats
April 25, 2014
Or the inimitable Oregon Country Fair, a 45,000-person, three-day Woodstock-esque hippy festival in the woods outside Eugene.Hold Up, Hipsters: Stop Obsessing Over Oregon
January 10, 2014
Was Ananda Marchildon too fat, or, specifically, too hippy to receive the €75,000 in assignments promised by the show?Dutch Model Deemed ‘Too Fat’ Gets Her Day in Court and Poses to Prove Her Point
Nadette De Visser
March 6, 2012
Historical Examples of hippy
Hippy said he pounded and shouted and howled and wailed and pounded some more.
You haven't seen the bride's table in the tent yet, have you, Hippy?
Hippy said he would accompany her, but Grace shook her head.
"That is what we are trying to find out," Hippy informed him.
"We have seen him only once since you were here," Hippy informed him.
noun plural -pies
- (esp during the 1960s) a person whose behaviour, dress, use of drugs, etc, implied a rejection of conventional values
- (as modifier)hippy language
Word Origin for hippy
adjective -pier or -piest
c.1965, American English (Haight-Ashbury slang); earlier hippie, 1953, was a usually disparaging variant of hipster (1941) "person who is keenly aware of the new and stylish," from hip "up-to-date" (see hip (adj.)).