Definition of Hipsters

1. Noun. A youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music.

Exact synonyms: Flower People, Hippies
Generic synonyms: Youth Subculture
Member holonyms: Flower Child, Hippie, Hippy, Hipster



Definition of Hipsters

1. Noun. (plural of hipster) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hipsters

1. hipster [n] - See also: hipster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hipsters

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hipsters (current term)
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Literary usage of Hipsters

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1. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"Now they were on Queen Street, walking east in the early evening crowd, surrounded by summertime hipsters and wafting, appetizing smells from the bistros ..."

2. More Than a Name: State-Sponsored Homophobia and Its Consequences in by Scott Long, A. Widney Brown, Gail Cooper (2003)
"Since fourteen, he has engaged in a kind of cross- dressing, usually wearing very tight trousers, called "hipsters" in Lusaka, "the kind fashionable women ..."

3. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"In looking at punks, hipsters, beats, teddy boys, mods, and other marginal urban groups of the fifties through seventies, and reading their acts of ..."

4. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"They sold out to the Pacific Daylight Tribe, lameass phonies out in LA, slick Silicon Valley bizdev sharks, pseudo hipsters in San ..."

5. Costa Rica Alive! by Bruce Morris (2002)
"The Jazz Cafe is one of the real hot spots in San Jose for the "young professional" crowd, although you'll see plenty of aging hipsters adding to the ..."

6. Vancouver, Victoria and Whistler by Ulysses Travel Guides Staff (2006)
"... with Italian coffee houses and markets, little bars where East Vancouver (commonly referred to as "East Van" by the locals) hipsters converge on patios ..."

7. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"... to name but a few, with Italian coffee houses and markets, little bars where East Vancouver hipsters converge on patios in dry weather, vegetarian cafés ..."

8. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"A healthy urban jumble of Cubans, Dominicans, gays, hipsters and young home- owning families inhabit the once-maligned streets of Jamaica Plain. ..."

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