Dictionary.com

hippy

1
[ hip-ee ]
/ ˈhɪp i /
Save This Word!

adjective, hip·pi·er, hip·pi·est.
having big hips.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of hippy

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

Other definitions for hippy (2 of 2)

hippy2
[ hip-ee ]
/ ˈhɪp i /

noun, plural hip·pies.

Origin of hippy

2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use hippy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hippy (1 of 2)

hippy1

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 2)

hippy2
/ (ˈhɪpɪ) /

adjective -pier or -piest
informal (esp of a woman) having large hips
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK