American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of hippie.
- n. someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
“I'll kid around with him, but I never really took the term hippy as an insult.”
“Sadly, I am of the generation that only got to hear about them in hippy sex ed classes in San Francisco.”
“Reminiscing about late 1940s Harlem in his 1964 autobiography, Malcolm X referred to the word hippy as a term African Americans used to describe a specific type of white man who "acted more Negro than Negroes.”
“Some opened wholefood co-ops in hippy havens, before tragically becoming Calderdale Labour Council Leaders and finally deputy chairman of quango the Countryside Agency, a role for which she would appear to have few qualifications beyond knowing one end of a mung bean from the other, and doubtless a knowledge of the best magic mushroom fields in the Pennines.”
“April 28th, 2006 at 5: 32 pm katy says: thanks for that neil young story, stupid r. – have been waiting to hear about that release – surely it will be on itunes? but, in the future, a short blurb and the link would be a better idea than pasting the whole thing – it tands to unnerve some people, myself included … but this old hippy is anxious to hear neil rant again … thanks!”
“i would expect hell kind of an experience if i was to pay $ 650 to some game gadget. nixon in hippy setup maybe.”
“From the virtual get-go, smug haters, like those seen on the CNBC channel, dismissed the protestors as a collection of rag-tag hippy dirtbags who blew off showering.”
“I think the jackets are really retro cute, but definitely not for hippo (um, hippy, that is) me.”
“It was an event that help define the so-called hippy generation.”
“Most would be described as hippy-ish; lotsa tie dye.”
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"I am so hip I have difficulty seeing over my pelvis."
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