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
hippiedomplay \ˈhi-pē-dəm\ noun
hippieishplay \ˈhi-pē-ish\ adjective
hippinessplay \ˈhi-pē-nəs\ noun
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.
Origin and Etymology of hippie
4hip + -ie
First Known Use: 1965
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
HIPPIE Defined for Kids
Definition of hippie for Students
: a usually young person who rejects the values and practices of society and opposes violence and war
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