/ (ˈhɪpstəz) /
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British trousers cut so that the top encircles the hipsUsual US word: hip-huggers
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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How to use hipsters in a sentence
Modern conservatives rightly (as it were) define themselves against the culture at large; hipsters seek to do so as well.Glenn Beck Is Now Selling Hipster Clothes. Really.|Ana Marie Cox|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The city became a Mecca for hordes of hipsters and creative types as well as young people seeking their fortune in finance.Eric Garner Was Just a Number to Them|Michael Daly|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
GearJunkie counterposes pictures of real lumberjacks and hipsters who look totally ridiculous.How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’|Tim Teeman|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His shop, Flamekeepers Hat Club, attracts Wall Street businessmen and downtown hipsters.The Harlem Hat Shop You Have to Visit|Justin Jones|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, there are signs that even hipsters are starting to prefer Central Park to Park Slope.Why the Upper East Side Is Now Cooler Than Brooklyn|Tom Teodorczuk|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST