hep·​ster | \ ˈhepstə(r) \
variants: or hipster \ ˈhip-​ \
plural -s

Definition of hepster

1 : a devotee of jazz the orchestra's free style in improvising has impressed at least one longhair as well as the hepstersNewsweek
2 usually hipster : one who professes hip attitudes or tastes the ladies and gentlemen of the late watch—the hipsters who take the sun as a personal affront— Billy Rose the colorful dialogue of the hipsterSaturday Review

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hep entry 3 or hip + -ster

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“Hepster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hepster. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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