Examples of hippie in a Sentence
She used to be a hippie, but she's fairly conservative now.
The band appeals to a new generation of hippies.
Recent Examples of hippie from the Web
What kind of hippie skin treatment is tea tree oil?
In other hands the film might have been a smug fable of virtuous hippies—not just tree-huggers but tree-dwellers—versus straight, rigid society.
Other picturesque way stations include the Big Sur estate of one of Grandpa’s wealthy customers (Peter Fonda), a Buddhist monastery and the home of a hippie art forger (Christopher Lloyd).
Mama Bird Recordings in Portland, Oregon, has been positioning itself at the center of the transcendental hippie coffee shop scene by releasing album after album of dreamy, meditative folk.
Here, attendees exchange hippie headbands for cowboy hats and gladiator sandals for boots and do-si-do under a neon moon to some of country's brightest stars.
His white mother, a wandering hippie and spiritual seeker, later converted to evangelical Christianity and denounced his father’s religious practices as demonic.
Did some touchy-feely old hippie once say that a rut is just a groove that lasts too long?
To start, the Spring 2019 collection on display was inspired by two concurrent youth movements: the ’60s countercultural hippies of the West and the Maoist Great Cultural Revolution of China.
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HIPPIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hippie for English Language Learners
: 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
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