hip-hop·​per ˈhip-ˌhä-pər How to pronounce hip-hopper (audio)
: a devotee of hip-hop music and culture
also : a performer of hip-hop

Examples of hip-hopper in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eminem is a true hip-hopper trying to do his thing. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 11 July 2024 Naturally, the hip-hopper hit back relentlessly on Instagram after the drop Sunday, with a handful of posts trolling King. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 14 May 2024 Hip-Hop In The Hall: Up to this point, hip-hoppers in the Hall have fallen into two categories. Al Shipley, SPIN, 22 Apr. 2024 In the snippet, the hip-hoppers (who are reportedly good friends IRL) are ordering Icees at the iconic snack bar. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 3 Apr. 2024 By the mid-90s, a growing national trend of local Christian cable access shows had granted aspiring Holy hip-hoppers free reign to get loose in a completely non-cathedralic atmosphere. Jonathan Rowe, Spin, 24 Aug. 2023 There were quite a few around during that time — the Eighties and Nineties — that were really great for being able to commune with fellow hip-hoppers. Will Dukes, Rolling Stone, 9 Aug. 2023 Elsewhere in the 15-minute video, the hip-hopper also discussed his love of drawing and wrestling. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hip-hopper was in 1983

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“Hip-hopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip-hopper. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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