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  • adj. Somewhat hypochondriac; melancholy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Hypochondriac; moping.


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  • There it was, finally, complete with the slate-gray lighting, blaring hippish soundtrack and chirpy “greeters” — Britney, Mariah, Amber, Becky, Megan, you know the type — just inside the double doors, anxious as all get-out to welcome you to your next dining experience.

    Lil Patty Grows Up : Patricia Smith : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • About the only really "nice" character is Lou and he's almost too nice in his hippish, everyone-get-along, all-you-need-is love way.

    Review: The Almost Archer Sisters

  • I am a whimsical fellow, as you doubtless remember, and have lately grown, they tell me, rather hippish besides.

    The Evil Guest

  • From her slim hands, poised delicatly = yet stiffly = around the remote to her car stereo, to the stretch of long, organized, red hair that dangles down the front of her hippish-styled Target shirt = of which she has purchased all they produced since last may = Shes batting her eyes at me, thick, clumped mascara on curled, lined eyelashes ... she speaks.

    breakthedark Diary Entry

  • You won't tell any one -- any of my friends you know -- that I am hippish; now, for instance, no one knows -- not even Lady Mary -- that I have seen Dr. Harley, or any other doctor.

    Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle

  • Nevertheless, Bertram looked a little more after his friend, and disturbing the monsignore, who was at breakfast with Lothair one morning, Bertram obstinately outstayed the priest, and then said: "I tell you what, old fellow, you are rather hippish; I wish you were in the House of Commons."


  • The place was very hippish, lots of crazy decorations. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • Not a lodge in the "lodging" sense so much as a hippish dive bar in a log cabin setting or, as one Yelp reviewer put it, what you get when you "mix Yosemite and Los Angeles."

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • But I didn't feel like chicken soup so we walked south into the heart of of the hippish lower east side.

    Baseball Toaster

  • One of the first words to go under the knife of the slangwright was hypochondria, becoming hipped, hippish, hypo, and down in the hips in the early 18th century.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 1


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