[ hahyp-pur-suhn ]
/ ˈhaɪp ˌpɜr sən /
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(in rap music) a supporting performer who energizes and engages the audience and punctuates the rapper’s lyrics with shouted interjections: She paid her dues as my hype person, and I'm thrilled she's ready to write and record her own music.
an enthusiastic and vocal supporter or promoter of a person, group, or thing; booster: The golf pro's fledgling tournament has really been gaining momentum since her husband made himself its hype person.
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Origin of hype person
First recorded in 2015–20
Words nearby hype person
Hypatia, hype, hypebeast, hyped-up, hype man, hype person, hyper, hyperaccumulator, hyperacidity, hyperactive, hyperactivity
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