Definition of hipster
: a person who is unusually aware of and interested in new and unconventional patterns (as in jazz or fashion)
Examples of hipster in a Sentence
a movie that appeals equally to hipsters and suburbanites
Recent Examples of hipster from the Web
Ubisoft's 2016 game Watch Dogs 2 falls in neither of those categories, but perhaps the company thought a little seasonal surprise would get the hipster-hacker open-world quest back on people's tongues.
Scores of international brands like Moschino, Stella McCartney and even Brompton foldable bikes--the hipster's favorite--fan out from an airy central atrium.
Not one-word hipster restaurant names like Grease or Swine or Cattle but utilitarian names that might honor the pitmaster or a close relative.
In the spring, the Reykjavík Festival filled the hall again with new music and more hipsters.
First, at the Northside Festival, founders and VCs dropped knowledge in Brooklyn, the U.S. capital of hipster cool.
The Shoo-In: Austin, Texas: Over the past decade, so many hipsters have migrated to the Texas capital that the population has swelled to more than 2 million in the metro area (median household income: $58,000).
In the hipster 'hood of East Nashville, Tennessee, Olive & Sinclair offers a bean-to-bar factory tour in a historic building.
The hipsters, the artists, the writers and the start-up entrepreneurs started arriving a few years ago, a sort of flat white expeditionary force.
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Origin and Etymology of hipster
First Known Use: 1940See Words from the same year
HIPSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hipster for English Language Learners
: a person who follows the latest styles, fashions, etc. : a hip person
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