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A young, usually urban bohemian who cultivates an ironic sensibility.
hip′ster·ism (-stə-rĭz′əm) n.
1. informal sometimes derogatory a person who follows trends that he or she regards as being outside the mainstream
2. (Jazz) slang rare
a. an enthusiast of modern jazz
b. an outmoded word for hippy1
3. (Clothing & Fashion) (modifier) (of trousers) cut so that the top encircles the hips
1. a person who is hip.
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|Noun||1.||hipster - 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