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hip·py

 (hĭp′ē)
n.
Variant of hippie.

hippy

(ˈhɪpɪ) or

hippie

n, pl -pies
a. (esp during the 1960s) a person whose behaviour, dress, use of drugs, etc, implied a rejection of conventional values
b. (as modifier): hippy language.
[C20: see hip4]

hippy

(ˈhɪpɪ)
adj, -pier or -piest
informal (esp of a woman) having large hips

hip•py1

(ˈhɪp i)

adj. -pi•er, -pi•est.
having big hips.
[1890–95]

hip•py2

(ˈhɪp i)

n., pl. -pies.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hippy - someone who rejects the established culturehippy - 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

hippy

hippie
noun flower child, bohemian, dropout, free spirit, beatnik Being a hippie was about `finding yourself'.
Translations
hipijshipiju-
hippiehippiovský

hippy

[ˈhɪpɪ]
A. Nhippy mf, hippie mf
B. ADJhippy, hippie

hippy

[ˈhɪpi] n = hippiehip replacement nprothèse f de la hanche
to have a hip replacement
She's had a hip replacement → On lui a posé une prothèse de la hanche.hip size ntour m de hanches

hippy

, hippie
nHippie m

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.
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I'm not interested in being unhappy" Singer Boy George, who said his time in jail for assault and false imprisonment was "a gift" "It's a little bit hippy, but a little bit of hippiness is needed.
At the height of their hippiness, on a psychedelic islandhopping tour in 1967 the Beatles thought about buying a Greek island, where they planned to live harmoniously with friends and family.
In fairness, this hippiness isn't confined to our underclass, as many posh folk take no emotional interest in their offspring, merely throwing money at the poor child until it grows into the sort of braying, unaware toff that begs for a place in David Cameron's cabinet.