hippie

(redirected from Hippie generation)
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to Hippie generation: Hippie culture

hip·pie

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.

hippie

(ˈhɪpɪ)
n
a variant spelling of hippy1

hip•pie

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
Translations
hippiehippiovský
hippiehippie-
hippi
hipi
hippi
ヒッピー
히피
hipis
hipijshipiju-
hippiehippiovský
hipi
hippie
พวกฮิปปี้
genç kalenderhipihippi
dân híp-pi

hippie

hippy nhippie mf

hippie

hippy [ˈhɪpɪ] nhippy m/f inv

hippie,

hippy

(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.

hippie

هَيْبِيز hippie hippie Hippie χίπης hippy hippi baba cool hipi hippy ヒッピー 히피 hippie hippie hipis hippie хиппи hippie พวกฮิปปี้ hippi dân híp-pi 嬉皮士
References in periodicals archive ?
During her visit to the art class the duchess spoke about tie dye, the fashion mainstay of the hippie generation which was taught to countless children in schools during the 70s and 80s.
Soon after, it became the symbol of the anti-war movement and the hippie generation that was galvanized through its opposition to the Vietnam War.
Of course, the mindaltering qualities of LSD - lysergic acid diethylamide - also led to misery, addiction and death for many of the hippie generation.
At the century mark, her legacy includes at least two prongs beyond her crusty spirit itself: one as the mother of Ken, the author of "Sometimes a Great Notion" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," and the cultural catalyst who bridged the Beat Generation of the 1950s with the Hippie Generation of the '60s.
I am an early "Baby Boomer" who grew up in the 1960s during the hippie generation. While I was never a hippie--I was too engineering-minded and practical--one thing that has stuck with me from that era is the idea of energy efficiency, especially oil-based energy.
Kundalini has been around for some 5,000 years, but it was kept a closely-guarded secret taught only to royals and initiated students until the Pakistani Sikh Yogi Bhajan simplified it and popularized it in the West by teaching it to the hippie generation in 1960s Los Angeles.
We expect a lot of the hippie generation, along with their kids, to show up at the Big Dome.
Children of the hippie generation, they wanted to build something that would appeal to their parents' free-living outlook on life, referencing a popular architectural style in the alternative living experiments of the 1960s and '70s.
Perhaps it referred to the time of "Leave it to Beaver," when we all watched the television and thought, "I wish she was my mom." Or perhaps it described the hippie generation, when we all went back to the land--at least for one growing season--then discovered corporate life was more profitable.
1960s: The camper van is adopted by the hippie generation, becoming a cult symbol of an alternative lifestyle.
Havens' improvised version of the gospel song 'Motherless Child' evolved into 'Freedom' at the festival and became an anthem of the 1960s hippie generation.
The 1940s and 1950s saw relatively little in the way of commentary on marijuana, but a shift took place in the late 1960s as the libertine ways of the hippie generation proved problematic.