ultrahip

adjective
ul·​tra·​hip | \ ˌəl-trə-ˈhip How to pronounce ultrahip (audio) \

Definition of ultrahip

1 : having or showing extremely keen awareness of or involvement in the newest developments or styles ultrahip teenagers/artists/musicians
2 : extremely fashionable or trendy an ultrahip restaurant/nightclub … a costume that can make the performer look ultrahip or just plain silly.— Jon Pareles

First Known Use of ultrahip

1956, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Ultrahip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrahip. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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