- a usually young person who is trendy, stylish, or progressive in an unconventional way; someone who is hip.
- a person, especially during the 1950s and 1960s, characterized by a particularly strong sense of alienation from most established social activities and relationships; a beatnik or hippie.
- a performer or admirer of jazz, especially swing; a hepcat.
Origin of hipster1
Origin of hipster2
Examples from the Web for hipster
Contemporary Examples of hipster
Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.Cambodia’s Smoke-and-Mirrors Democracy
January 9, 2015
Situated in hipster Hackney, the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History opens to the public on Wednesday.Dodo Bones and Kylie’s Poo: Inside London’s Strangest New Museum
November 11, 2014
What about co-location in a hipster coffee bar near the High Line?New York & New Jersey’s Ebola Quarantines Are an Insane Overreaction
October 26, 2014
The crowd itself is part-Brooklyn hipster, with a side of Hollywood heavyweight thrown in for good measure.L.A.’s Cool-Kid Backyard Concert Series—Kensington Presents
October 17, 2014
Driver plays Jamie, a hipster filmmaker who befriends Ben Stiller's tight-assed documentarian.Oscar Season Kicks Off in Toronto: Channing Tatum, Kristen Stewart, and More Court Awards Glory
September 14, 2014
Historical Examples of hipster
The hipster stores have been getting faster and faster, of course.Little Brother
- slang, rare
- an enthusiast of modern jazz
- an outmoded word for hippy 1
- (modifier) (of trousers) cut so that the top encircles the hips