Hippy



[hip-ee] /ˈhɪp i/

adjective, hippier, hippiest.
1.
having big .
[hip-ee] /ˈhɪp i/
noun, plural hippies.
1.
.
[hip-ee] /ˈhɪp i/
noun
1.
a person, especially of the late 1960s, who rejected established institutions and values and sought spontaneity, direct personal relations expressing love, and expanded consciousness, often expressed externally in the wearing of casual, folksy clothing and of beads, headbands, used garments, etc.
/ˈhɪpɪ/
noun (pl) -pies
1.

/ˈhɪpɪ/
adjective -pier, -piest
1.
(informal) (esp of a woman) having large hips
/ˈhɪpɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of hippy1
adj.

“having prominent hips,” 1919, from hip (n.1) + -y (2).
n.

c.1965, American English (Haight-Ashbury slang); earlier hippie, 1953, was a usually disparaging variant of hipster (1941) “person who is keenly aware of the new and stylish,” from hip “up-to-date” (see hip (adj.)).

modifier

: Saigon has acquired an elaborate hippie culture

noun

One of a group of usually young persons who reject the values of conventional society and withdraw into drifting, communes, etc, espouse peace and universal love, typically wear long hair and beards, and use marijuana or psychedelic drugs; beat, beatnik

[1960s+ Counterculture; fr hip]

adjective

Having wide and prominent hips (1919+)

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