from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Variant of hip2.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- abbr. Short form of hepatitis.
- High-energy physics.
- n. A hip of a rose; a rosehip.
- adj. aware, up-to-date
- adj. cool, hip
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See hip, the fruit of the dog-rose.
- adj. Same as hip, a., but older and now less frequently used.
- interj. A call used by drill instructors to count cadence during marching; used identically to hut and hup.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See hip.
- n. An obsolete form of heap.
- A quick explosive utterance, leading to a sonorous outburst, urging men or horses to more rapid action.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. informed about the latest trends
Skimming the headlines in hep-ex, you can just ignore anything with “unparticle” or “New limits on [unmotivated model] - type models” in the title.
i reckon that since 'hep' is an older form of 'hip' that your blog is in fact a kind of coralling device for either:
The phrase "are you hip?" appeared in the 1904 novel Jim Hickey by George Hobart, while "hep" was established enough by 1908 for the Saturday Evening Post puzzling as to whether you could "find anybody left in the world who isn't hep."
One of the most 'hep 'happening' place to be in, it can boast of auditoriums, multiplex theatres, malls, super markets, 5 star hotels, great jogging tracks, scenic promenades, etc.
To me, it sounds like they're tryin' to sound like 'hep' with-it tough chix.
I must be perpetually thick when it comes to "hep" humor (I'll probably get it sometime next week).
The summa comedica of "hep" humor is Syd Caesar's "Progress Formsby" routine, available on DVD.
You know that commercial for the "hep," "cool," and "edgily apostophred" Amp'd Mobile, the one where a father sends his reluctant son off to do an extreme sports bike trick on a ramp, only to have the kid fall off the ramp halfway while fireworks flare?
Again, whenever Sinatra tried to 'fit in' and be 'hep' in the 'hip' 1960s, disaster resulted, and he seemed to know it.
He walked around behind and contemplated the number plate, wondering if the man who was said to be "hep" would remember that there were three ciphers together.