Simple Definition of hippie
: a usually young person who rejects established social customs (such as by dressing in an unusual way or living in a commune) and who opposes violence and war; especially : a young person of this kind in the 1960s and 1970s
Full Definition of hippie
: a usually young person who rejects the mores of established society (as by dressing unconventionally or favoring communal living) and advocates a nonviolent ethic; broadly : a long-haired unconventionally dressed young person
Examples of hippie
She used to be a hippie, but she's fairly conservative now.
The band appeals to a new generation of hippies.
Variants of hippie
Origin of hippie
4hip + -ie
First Known Use: 1965
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