: a person belonging to or identified with a politically active group of hippies
Examples of yippie in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn 1967, during the Vietnam War, the Youth International Party, better known as the yippies, decided that the Pentagon was in need of an exorcism—and a levitation.
Wired, 30 Oct. 2019 The hippies and yippies who wanted to levitate the massive 3.7 million-square-foot building couldn’t fully encircle it as planned — though the exorcism was more about theatrics than anything else.
Katie Mettler, Washington Post, 19 Oct. 2017
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