[ hip-stuh-riz-uh m ]
/ ˈhɪp stəˌrɪz əm /
the style of life of a hipster.
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Definition for hipsterisms (2 of 2)
[ hip-ster ]
/ ˈhɪp stər /
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.
OTHER WORDS FROM hipsterhip·ster·ish, adjectivehip·ster·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hipsterisms
/ (ˈhɪpstə) /
- an enthusiast of modern jazz
- an outmoded word for hippy 1
(modifier) (of trousers) cut so that the top encircles the hips
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