Definitions

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  • n. The realm or status of being hip.

Etymologies

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hip +‎ -dom

Examples

  • Out with the grungy baseball cap (cheap on its own, but not so thrifty when accompanied by those other accoutrements of formerly affluent hipdom — the iPhone, the rain-forest-safari vacation, the richly appointed LEED-certified house) and in with the dowdy JCPenney suit.

    Class Dismissed

  • I hung up the fixie to go further and faster in this, the twilight of hipdom.

    BSYNC Friday Fun Quiz!

  • Stranger Than Paradise and how Jarmusch "straddles a strange line of hipdom, with one foot in the old-school club of hepcats that saw its decline during his formative early years as a filmmaker, and the other in the irony-saturated, history-burdened, hip-exhausted present."

    GreenCine Daily

  • One modern-day, take-for-granted nicety that suffers under the shroud of hipdom is bathroom facilities.

    Chattanooga Pulse

  • It’s easy to be banished from the land of affluent hipdom — especially now that the scratch that pays for all that hipness has been depleted.

    Class Dismissed

  • I didn’t tell either of them what they had eaten until sometime later, when they were at a safe enough distance to appreciate their trip into hipdom.

    One From The Hart

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