hip hip, a. 1. Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; -- same as {hep}.

Syn: tuned in. [PJC]

2. Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it; -- used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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