Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of yippie.

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Examples

  • The Pinon Canyon controversy already must have Washington wondering whether Colorado has "gone California": whether we've been invaded and taken over by yippies.

    Sean Paige: Anti-Military Militancy Has Gotten Out of Hand

  • Overt politics arrive in the late 1960s, when such Fluxus and Happenings artists as Wolf Vostell, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Yoyoi Kusama, and others will go on to make individual Fluxus events and Happenings of a political nature, while the free-flowing and open-ended nature of the work of the groups as a whole inspired later political street theater and grassroots protest movements, including the be-ins, love-ins, and sit-ins of the hippies and yippies.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • Overt politics arrive in the late 1960s, when such Fluxus and Happenings artists as Wolf Vostell, Yoko Ono, Nam June Paik, Yoyoi Kusama, and others will go on to make individual Fluxus events and Happenings of a political nature, while the free-flowing and open-ended nature of the work of the groups as a whole inspired later political street theater and grassroots protest movements, including the be-ins, love-ins, and sit-ins of the hippies and yippies.

    G. Roger Denson: You Say You Want a Revolution. Well You Know, Art Can Cure You of That

  • The Pinon Canyon controversy already must have Washington wondering whether Colorado has "gone California": whether we've been invaded and taken over by yippies.

    Sean Paige: Anti-Military Militancy Has Gotten Out of Hand

  • A city born of schemers and dreamers, it hosted the gamblers and hookers of the 1850s Barbary Coast, the hippies and yippies of the Haight-Asbury counterculture, the "limousine liberals" of the 1980s, and now the "brand consultants" and nerd-avengers of Silicon Valley.

    Keeping Reality at Bay

  • While SDS leaders were not so extreme as those who went into the Weather Underground, and often funnier, especially when they permutated into yippies, they appeared to many similiarly egoistic.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Weather Underground Veteran Looks Back

  • They are the yippies of yore and now our G20 protesters, war protesters, and teabaggers.

    An Activist Reaction to the Panopticon in Action

  • The doves lacked cunning and thus got there heads clobbered in and many hippies were radicalized into yippies that day, via baptism by billy-clubs.

    Could Jon Stewart be Channeling Abbie Hoffman?

  • They beat up everybody: yippies, hippies, priests, newsmen, even some straight-arrow kids who had come to jeer.

    Michael Kaplan: Anniversary: Chicago '68

  • Mr. Sileo had wanted to create a place for both yuppies and yippies alike.

    Gulp Friction

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