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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One dedicated to the arts and especially to classical music.
  • noun One whose taste in the arts is considered to be overrefined.
  • noun A person with long hair, especially a hippie.
  • noun A domestic cat with a long-haired coat, such as a Persian cat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person with hair longer than the norm, especially someone viewed as bohemian, non-conventional or a hippie.
  • noun A person with a deep interest in the classical arts, especially music.
  • noun A person considered to have excessively refined taste for the arts.
  • adjective derogatory, music Concerning or characteristic of classical music.

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