Definitions

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  • adj. Like hemp.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like hemp.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Like hemp.
  • Roguish; riotous; romping.
  • n. One for whom the hemp grows; a rogue; a giddy young person of either sex: used jocularly.
  • n. The hedge-sparrow, Accentor modularis.

Etymologies

hemp +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Frankly, the kid's problem is he looks too Takoma Park, with his sport sandals, hempy yoga jerseys and Patagonia khakis.

    Cartoon's 'Unnatural History' is escapist fun, but MTV's 'RJ Berger' is a bore

  • And we're not talking about the hempy, straw colored stereotypically "earth-friendly" looks of yore either - sophisticated, elegant garments from designers like Luis Valenzuela, Auralis, Samantha Pleet and JoAnn Berman enlightened fashionistas in the audience about what sustainable fashion can look like when its done right.

    Eco Fashion Week In New York City (PHOTOS)

  • One day last fall, my ex and I were standing in line at the LCBO and I let him pull out his wallet to pay for all the booze in arms, but instead he pulled out a hempy velcro excuse for a wallet.

    Rainbow Brite

  • I KNOW we all love our floppy cotton pants from Flax and other hempy companies.

    Banish Elastic Waists!

  • Her two braids, now consolidated into one hempy rope, lay against her back, finishing without completement of hair ribbon into a cylinder of brushed-around-the-finger curl.

    Star-Dust

  • Not cutsie bags with polka dots, hempy looking sacks with preachy green slogans, or worse, the dreaded polypropylene bag shouting "Buy Local" though the inner tag says it's made across the ocean.

    TreeHugger

  • From futuristic shift dresses made from Tyvek to cozy alpaca wool frocks adorned with ruffles, the creative use of materials and masterful craftsmanship of each unique design is a testament to how far sustainable style has evolved from the bland, hempy looks of yore.

    INHABITAT

  • -- constables, keep him fast! where that ill-deedie hempy is, ye are sure that Alan Fairford is not far off.

    Redgauntlet

  • Haven’t I paid your head many a time when you came with your father’s bait, for you were always a sad hempy?”

    Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson

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  • Scots: mischievous.

    October 3, 2014