hipsterism

[ hip-stuh-riz-uh m ]
/ ˈhɪp stəˌrɪz əm /

noun

the style of life of a hipster.

Words nearby hipsterism

Origin of hipsterism

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60; hipster1 + -ism

Definition for hipsterisms (2 of 2)

hipster1
[ hip-ster ]
/ ˈhɪp stər /

noun Slang.

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 hipster

1
An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; hip4 + -ster

OTHER WORDS FROM hipster

hip·ster·ish, adjectivehip·ster·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hipsterisms

hipster
/ (ˈhɪpstə) /

noun

slang, rare
  1. an enthusiast of modern jazz
  2. an outmoded word for hippy 1
(modifier) (of trousers) cut so that the top encircles the hips
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