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A member of a group of politically radical hippies, active especially during the late 1960s.

[From Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty) (influenced by hippie).]


US a young politically active hippie


(ˈyɪp i)

a member of a group of radical, politically active hippies.
[1965–70, Amer.; Y(outh)I(nternational)P(arty) + -ie]
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In April 1969, the park founders--labeled "street people" and defined as "an amorphous assemblage of hippies, yippies, students, and others falling into no classification" by Time magazine- decided to issue a call for volunteers to help create "a cultural, political, freak-out and rap center for the Western world.
Dime una cosa, tu y Jerry Rubin eran como dos hermanos durante el movimiento yippie.
To his credit, Morgen depicts Seale as a disruptive courtroom presence, compared even with the more clownish antics of the yippies.
Mailer was sympathetic to the Yippies and other radicals, the descendants of the fifties hipsters, who gathered in the streets to resist the police.
Tres decadas hace que medios de difusion y comerciantes franquiciaron la "nacion de Woodstock", cual interpelo a incalculada audiencia el yippie Abbie Hoffman, apoderado del microfono para exigir solidaridad con John Sinclair, rockero miembro del partido Panteras Blancas preso por posesion de mariguana.
This essay will argue that ultimately Shards of God should be read as an epinician--a song of triumph celebrating the achievements of the Yippie heroes.
The Chicago Seven (led by infamous yippie leader Abbie Hoffman) were in hot water, there had been several large scale riots in the city, the Democratic convention was in town and left-leaning, hell-raisers were on the city's hit list.
Yeah, well, my feelings about last night which was the 25th of August, which was the first day of the Yippie convention, are rather varied.
Thus, he compares Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential primary campaign; William Faulkner's Sanctuary and the October 1988 issue of Glamour magazine; and Willa Cather's A Lost Lady and the Spring 1988 edition of Overthrow, a Yippie publication; Ellison's sense of the racial self in America and the merger in the public mind during the 1988 presidential campaign of the images of Willie Horton and Jesse Jackson.
Jerry Rubins journey from Yippie to yuppie was the paradigm of a generation.
Early in the book, Herman and Weisenburger note that radical sixties proposals to reform the System, like the Yippie Manifesto, generally projected a nation of "peace (of course) along with universal health care, access to birth control and abortion, renovated urban housing suitable for communal living" (69), and so on.
The exhibit, which opened last Thursday, does touch on the social issues of the times -- especially given that Abbie Hoffman, the political activist at the heart of the Yippie movement, was a city native and that the abortion pill was developed here.