Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of hippie.
  • adjective Having prominent or in any other way unusual hips.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle

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Examples

  • I'll kid around with him, but I never really took the term hippy as an insult.

    marilynnv Diary Entry

  • Sadly, I am of the generation that only got to hear about them in hippy sex ed classes in San Francisco.

    Hey, guess what? « Skid Roche

  • Some opened wholefood co-ops in hippy havens, before tragically becoming Calderdale Labour Council Leaders and finally deputy chairman of quango the Countryside Agency, a role for which she would appear to have few qualifications beyond knowing one end of a mung bean from the other, and doubtless a knowledge of the best magic mushroom fields in the Pennines.

    Pointy Heads

  • Reminiscing about late 1940s Harlem in his 1964 autobiography, Malcolm X referred to the word hippy as a term African Americans used to describe a specific type of white man who "acted more Negro than Negroes."

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Some opened wholefood co-ops in hippy havens, before tragically becoming Calderdale Labour Council Leaders and finally deputy chairman of quango the Countryside Agency, a role for which she would appear to have few qualifications beyond knowing one end of a mung bean from the other, and doubtless a knowledge of the best magic mushroom fields in the Pennines.

    July 10, 2005

  • Some opened wholefood co-ops in hippy havens, before tragically becoming Calderdale Labour Council Leaders and finally deputy chairman of quango the Countryside Agency, a role for which she would appear to have few qualifications beyond knowing one end of a mung bean from the other, and doubtless a knowledge of the best magic mushroom fields in the Pennines.

    Archive 2005-07-10

  • April 28th, 2006 at 5: 32 pm katy says: thanks for that neil young story, stupid r. – have been waiting to hear about that release – surely it will be on itunes? but, in the future, a short blurb and the link would be a better idea than pasting the whole thing – it tands to unnerve some people, myself included … but this old hippy is anxious to hear neil rant again … thanks!

    Think Progress » Contrary To Administration Predictions, Iraq War Contributing To High Oil Prices

  • i would expect hell kind of an experience if i was to pay $ 650 to some game gadget. nixon in hippy setup maybe.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - The Xbox 360 Experience Comes with $650 Price Tag?

  • From the virtual get-go, smug haters, like those seen on the CNBC channel, dismissed the protestors as a collection of rag-tag hippy dirtbags who blew off showering.

    Michael Woods: Zuccotti Park Day 54: No Smell of Urine or Feces

  • From the virtual get-go, smug haters, like those seen on the CNBC channel, dismissed the protestors as a collection of rag-tag hippy dirtbags who blew off showering.

    Michael Woods: Zuccotti Park Day 54: No Smell of Urine or Feces

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