hipsterism

noun
hip·​ster·​ism | \ ˈhip-stə-ˌri-zəm How to pronounce hipsterism (audio) \

Definition of hipsterism

1 : hipness
2 : the way of life characteristic of hipsters

Examples of hipsterism in a Sentence

college hipsterism that year meant ragged flannel shirts and faded jeans
Recent Examples on the Web By the mid-2010s, hipsterism was absorbed—and then loathed—by the mainstream. Cassidy George, Vogue, 2 June 2022 Hunter spent the next decade documenting the heyday of hipsterism after dark. Cassidy George, Vogue, 2 June 2022 The area is a mix of divey and deluxe, the old-timey colliding with developers and hipsterism. Griffin Jackson, chicagotribune.com, 8 May 2018 The area is a mix of divey and deluxe, the old-timey colliding with developers and hipsterism. Griffin Jackson, chicagotribune.com, 8 May 2018 But their off-putting hipsterism is rooted in one undeniable truth: Taking derailleurs out of the picture makes things a whole lot simpler and more reliable. John Bradley, WIRED, 21 Apr. 2011

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First Known Use of hipsterism

1957, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

17 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Hipsterism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hipsterism. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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