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  • n. A young person with the fashion sensibilities of a hippie, or any other "countercultural" trend, especially "anarchism", Maoism, or punk rock, who subscribes to an unemployed, shiftless life of hedonism based upon an unlimited amount of funds (a trust fund).

Etymologies

Blend of trust fund and Rastafarian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Prepare to be amazed as Peaches achieves a coup by selling-in a cover-mounted gift to Archers - namely a trustafarian beanie hat made-to-order in China for a fraction of your CD.

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  • And the next time I meet some Blond, dreaded, day-glo muppet pelt wearing trustafarian named "Starchild Yemaya rainbow Shanti Olhone" sloppily playing their little Jembe drum, whose real name turns out to be Bob Crapmton, (from Cincinnati) and is a software designer for some huge firm, and is trying to explain "global peace through total partying" I am going to lose it. debate still rages about that burning man party ....

    its national poetry month. some nikki giovanni.

  • Because recognizing an internationally renowned human rights leader (for a few measly tens of thousand of dollars) has alot in common with multi-million dollar kickbacks to a wealthy trustafarian sports "entrepreneur".

    What fools these mortals be (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • The Telegraph notes that he's "no 'trustafarian' casually dipping his toe in the modeling world," and that Tuki has, in fact, had a difficult youth:

    Tuki Brando, Marlon Brando's Grandson, Poses For TechnoMarine Watches (PHOTOS)

  • Taking a little getting-started money from your folks doesn't automatically make you a trustafarian, but neither should recent grads expect their parents to bankrupt themselves just so they can live beyond their means.

    How To Avoid Living At Home After College

  • Better than being a Willy-style trustafarian drug-addled fixie-luvin 'dirty boy band hipster who don't know where the term hipster originated (Beat generation; jazz).

    Waylon Lewis: Money Magazine Names Eco-Hipsterless Louisville, Colorado Best Place to Live

  • I had tooled along to a bar near Bank Station where a bunch of LIFFE traders were enjoying drinking in the sun when they were accosted by a bunch of trustafarian type protestors.

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  • The bike is obviously being sold by some female trustafarian whose boyfriend moved back home to mom and pop.

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  • The trustafarian is conspicuously absent from that hipster evolution devolution? chart.

    Metamorphosis: The More Things Change, The More They Shouldn't

  • Of course, Polly being Polly, she descends into silly class war rhetoric, at one point even insulting Samantha Cameron - "his blue-blooded trustafarian wife".

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  • A (usually white) person who grows dreadlocks and assumes other characteristics of the rasta lifestyle, while still supported by their trust funds in a manner that could probably feed an entire village of real Jamaicans for a year. Often seen on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall getting back into their 4-Runners after panhandling for change.

    April 11, 2007