hepcat
noun Date: 1937 hipster

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  • hepcat — hep cat (h[e^]p k[a^]t ), n. 1. One who performs jazz music. [slang] [PJC] 2. A person who is hep or hip; same as {hipster}; an older term becoming dated and less used. [slang] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hepcat — /hep kat /, n. Older Slang. 1. a performer or admirer of jazz, esp. swing. 2. a person who is hep; hipster. [1930 35; Amer.; HEP1 + CAT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hepcat — noun a) A jazz performer, especially one from the 1940s and 1950s. b) A person associated with the jazz subculture of the 1940s and 1950s; a hipster …   Wiktionary

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  • hepcat — n. (Slang) jazz musician; lover of jazz music (especially swing); person who is hip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hepcat — noun informal, dated a stylish or fashionable person …   English new terms dictionary

  • hepcat — hep•cat [[t]ˈhɛpˌkæt[/t]] n. Older Slang. 1) a performer or admirer of jazz, esp. swing 2) hipster 1) • Etymology: 1930–35, amer …   From formal English to slang

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