noun Etymology: 3beat + -nik Date: 1958 a person who participated in a social movement of the 1950s and early 1960s which stressed artistic self-expression and the rejection of the mores of conventional society; broadly a usually young and artistic person who rejects the mores of conventional society

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  • Beatnik — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda …   Wikipedia Español

  • beatnik — [ bitnik ] n. • 1959; de l angl. amér. beat generation « génération foutue » et de nik, suff. yiddish d o. slave ♦ Anglic. Personne en révolte contre le conformisme bourgeois et la société de consommation, qui vit d expédients, sans domicile fixe …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • beatnik — eat nik n. a member of the Beat Generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beatnik — (ingl., de «beat generation» y el sufijo yiddish « nik»; pronunc. [bítnic]; pl. «beatniks») adj. y n. De un movimiento juvenil surgido en Estados Unidos en los años cincuenta, caracterizado por su actitud vitalista y el rechazo de los valores… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • beatnik — / bi:tnik/, it. / bitnik/ s. ingl. [der. di beat ], usato in ital. al masch. e al femm. 1. (soc.) [chi fa parte di un movimento giovanile nato negli Stati Uniti d America, caratterizzato da atteggiamenti ribelli e anticonformisti] ▶◀ beat. 2.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • beatnik — coined 1958 by San Francisco newspaper columnist Herb Caen during the heyday of nik suffixes in the wake of SPUTNIK (Cf. Sputnik). From Beat generation (1952), associated with beat (n.) in its meaning rhythm (especially in jazz) as well as beat… …   Etymology dictionary

  • beatnik — /ˈbitnik, ingl. ˈbiːtnɪk/ s. m. e f. inv.; anche agg. capellone, hippy …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • beatnik — [n] uncoventional, free sprited person beat, Bohemian, demonstrator, dropout, flower child*, hippie, iconoclast, maverick, nonconformist, peacenik*, protester, radical; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

  • beatnik — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. bitnik]{{/stl 7}}{{stl 17}}ZOB. {{/stl 17}}{{stl 7}}bitnik {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • beatnik — ► NOUN ▪ a young member of a subculture associated with the beat generation …   English terms dictionary

  • beatnik — ☆ beatnik [bēt′nik ] n. [ BEAT, adj. 2 + NIK] a member of the beat group …   English World dictionary

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