from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang The quality or condition of being hip.
- n. Slang The lifestyle characteristic of hipsters.
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- n. hipness
- n. Something typical of a hipster.
Little Radio has done a service to the basin by broadcasting things like full band sets, a useful counterpoint (for those who keep track of these things) to the raw inbreeding of the LA music scene — which, for all its supposedly leading-edge hipsterism, is as corrupt and foul and uniform a den of fools as you could find in any KROQ conference room.
Wait - JTS has been around for more than a month, so it's not cool ... but I think it's been around long enough that it's retro now ... but are we supposed to venerate retro now that hipsterism is uncool?
One young man in wire-frame glasses and a green flannel over a button-up shirt bravely admitted to liking the idea of hipsterism when he read about it on Pitchfork in 2002 or 2003.
One young man in wireframe glasses, and a green flannel over a button-up shirt bravely admitted to liking the idea of hipsterism when he read about it on
I think Matt chose the Owl City song in order to deflect criticisms of “hipsterism.”
California hipsterism and pro-hunting in the same sentence.
Horing also raises an even less-palatable notion: '"If you are concerned enough about the phenomenon to analyse it and discuss it, you are already somewhere on the continuum of hipsterism and are in the process of trying to rid yourself of its' taint '. "
Have we come to a synthesis of Hectorism and hipsterism?
And your archaic and sneering condescension as you denounce six centuries of western progress as ‘hipsterism’ is not well taken. onceler Says:
As one blue-collar brand after another—Levi's, Wrangler, Dr. Martens—has descended into galling hipsterism, co-opted by soft-handed college students who wear their irony like John Deere baseball caps, Carhartt has managed to stand apart, the secret handshake of the American yeomantry.
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