from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Slang Not aware of or following the latest fashions or developments.

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  • adj. Not hip; uncool, unfashionable.


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  • Back when peace was very "unhip," Phil Donahue was promptly sacked from MSNBC in 2003 -- not for burning the flag during a Communism-inspired rage -- but because he was an opponent of the Iraq war.

    Right Network: 'Pro-America, Pro-Business, Pro-Military Sensibilities'

  • She assured me it's not that I'm getting too old or "unhip" to spin.

    Lisa Guest: How Come Nobody Ever Says Anything?

  • I sat down and immediately scanned the room for models and celebrities and instead, only found other "unhip" people like ourselves.

    I'm okay, Eurotrash

  • It was a new level of "unhip" for me, but it was very cool.

    2001 Harvard Commencement Address

  • Calling it "unhip," he regards it as a reflection of his dissatisfaction at the time.

    Chicago Reader

  • C review from our own Chris Willman in this week's EW … and keeping in mind season 5's "unhip"

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Those Americans who have been ridiculed for such things as believing in God, owning guns, and eschewing the cultural rot-the "unhip" red-necks, squares, hicks, fogies, etc. -see a crack in the facade.


  • Something not particularly "Entourage" was that the party post a screening of the episode that airs this weekend at the Beacon Theater took place in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life at the American Museum of Natural History, a relatively unhip place that probably Mr. Chase might only go to if he was trying to get into the pants of a botanist.

    'Entourage' Marks Its Eight-Season Run

  • I need not worry that I'll be called on these affectations, as in today's short fiction publishing climate, pointing out that "The Emperor isn't wearing any clothes" has gone out of vogue, and no one will dare say it for fear of looking stupid, uneducated or just plain unhip.

    How to (erm) Write the Modern Speculative Short Story

  • As I was perusing what few shelves the corporate book Borg had seen fit to dedicate to the arcane, unhip and marginalized pastimes of unevolved louts like myself I saw them - five brand-new paperback copies of Bill Heavey's If You Didn't Bring Jerky, What Did I Just Eat?

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