ul·​tra·​hip ˌəl-trə-ˈhip How to pronounce ultrahip (audio)
: having or showing extremely keen awareness of or involvement in the newest developments or styles
ultrahip teenagers/artists/musicians
: extremely fashionable or trendy
an ultrahip restaurant/nightclub
… a costume that can make the performer look ultrahip or just plain silly.Jon Pareles

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of ultrahip was in 1956

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“Ultrahip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ultrahip. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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