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also hip·py  (hĭp′ē)
n. pl. hip·pies
A member of a counterculture originating in the United States in the 1960s, typically characterized by unconventional dress and behavior, communal or transient lifestyles, opposition to war, and liberal attitudes toward sexuality and the use of marijuana and psychedelic drugs.

[From hip.]

hip′pie·dom n.


a variant spelling of hippy1


or hip•py

(ˈhɪp i)

n., pl. -pies.
a young person of the 1960s who rejected established social mores, advocated spontaneity, free expression of love and the expanding of consciousness, often wore long hair and unconventional clothes, and used psychedelic drugs.
any person resembling a hippie of the 1960s in attitude, dress, and behavior.
[1960–65, Amer.; hip4 + -ie]
hip′pie•dom, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hippie - someone who rejects the established culturehippie - someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
flower people, hippies, hipsters - a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
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(ˈhipi) plural ˈhippies noun, adjective
(of) a usually young person who does not wish to live by the normal rules of society and who shows his rejection of these rules by his unusual clothes, habits etc. The farm cottage was bought by a group of young hippies; (also adjective) hippy clothes.


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Though the audience for his music had hugely expanded, Shankar, a serious, disciplined traditionalist who had played Carnegie Hall, chafed against the drug use and rebelliousness of the hippie culture.
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