noun Etymology: 4hip Date: 1940 a person who is unusually aware of and interested in new and unconventional patterns (as in jazz or fashion)

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  • Hipster — may refer to *Hipster (1940s subculture) *Hipster (contemporary subculture) *Hipster (clothing) *Hipster PDA, a paper based personal organizer …   Wikipedia

  • Hipster — puede significar: Hipster (subcultura 1940s) Hipster (subcultura contemporánea) Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de …   Wikipedia Español

  • hipster — Ⅰ. hipster [1] Brit. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a garment) having the waistline at the hips rather than the waist. ► NOUN (hipsters) ▪ trousers with such a waistline. ORIGIN from HIP(Cf. ↑hipped). Ⅱ …   English terms dictionary

  • hipster — hip ster, n. [from Hip a. + ster.] A person who is {hip}[2], a.. Syn: hepcat[2]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hipster — 1941, “one who is hip;” from HIP (Cf. hip) (adj.) + STER (Cf. ster). Meaning “low rise” in reference to pants or skirt is from 1962; so called because they ride on the hips rather than the waist (Cf. HIPHUGGERS (Cf. hiphuggers)). Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • hipster — ☆ hipster [hip′stər ] n. 1. [Old Slang] a hip person 2. [Old Slang] BEATNIK: a term of the 1950s and early 1960s: cf. HIPPIE 3. women s panties with the top ending at the hip line …   English World dictionary

  • hipster — 1. (hipster) (68754↑, 16965↓) Hipsters are a subculture of men and women typically in their 20 s and 30 s that value independent thinking, counter culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indie rock, creativity, intelligence, and …   Urban English dictionary

  • Hipster — Ein Hipster war ein Angehöriger einer hauptsächlich in den USA verbreiteten, urbanen Subkultur der Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts. Der Hipster ist eine modernere, amerikanische Ausprägung des europäischen Bohemien des 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hipster — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hipster (homonymie). Hipster est un terme des années 1940 qui désignait à l origine les amateurs de jazz et en particulier du bebop qui devint populaire dans ces années là. Le hipster adoptait le mode de vie du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hipster — Hịps|ter 〈m. 3〉 1. 〈umg.〉 jmd., der über alles Bescheid weiß, was modisch u. neu ist 2. 〈Mus.〉 Jazzfan [engl.; zu hip „unterrichtet, eingeweiht“] * * * 1Hịps|ter, der; [s], [engl. amerik. hipster, zu: hip, ↑ hip]: 1. (im Jargon der Jazzszene) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hipster — n a culturally aware person, a cool bohe mian. Predecessors to the hippies of the late 1960s, hipsters were the aficionados of jazz, Oriental philosophy, modernist art forms, etc., who themselves suc ceeded the hepcats of the 1940s and 1950s.… …   Contemporary slang

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