yippie
noun Etymology: Youth International Party + -ie (as in hippie) Date: 1968 a person belonging to or identified with a politically active group of hippies

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  • Yippie — 1968, acronym from fictitious Youth International Party, modeled on HIPPIE (Cf. hippie). On December 31, 1967, Abbie [Hoffman], Jerry [Rubin], Paul Krassner, Dick Gregory, and friends decided to pronounce themselves the Yippies. (The name came… …   Etymology dictionary

  • yippie — ☆ yippie [yip′ē ] n. [< Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty), a supposed, but nonexistent group + (HIP)PIE] Slang any of a group of young people in the U.S. loosely organized in 1968 as radical activists …   English World dictionary

  • Yippie — Die Youth International Party (deren Anhänger als Yippies bekannt waren, eine Variante von Hippies ) war in den 1960ern eine hoch theatralische politische Partei in den USA. Als ein Ableger der Free Speech Movement und der Anti Kriegs Bewegungen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • yippie — yippy ou yippie [jipi] (plur. yippies [jipiz]) adj. et n. ÉTYM. 1972; mot angl. des États Unis (1968, in Oxford Dict., Suppl.), des initiales de Youth International Party, avec infl. de hippie. ❖ ♦ Anglic. (rare …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • yippie — /yip ee/, n. a member of a group of radical, politically active hippies. Also, Yippie. [1965 70, Amer.; Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty) + IE, on the model of HIPPIE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Yippie — Yip|pie 〈[jı̣pı] m. 6〉 radikaler, politisch engagierter Hippie [<Y. I. P. (Abk. für engl. Youth International Party) + Diminutivsuffix ie] * * * yip|pie, jippie [ jɪpi, jɪ pi:] <Interj.> [engl. yippee]: Ausruf der Freude, des Jubels. * * …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Yippie — Yip|pie [ jipi] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. yippie, zu den Anfangsbuchstaben von Youth International Party gebildet nach hippie, vgl. ↑Hippie> (bes. in den USA) aktionistischer, ideologisch radikalisierter Hippie …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Yippie — Youth International Party Le Youth International Party était un parti politique anti autoritaire créé aux États Unis en 1967. Issu du Free Speech Movement et des mouvements anti guerre des années 1960, les Yippies sont une alternative plus… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yippie — noun /ˈjɪ.pi/ a) A member of the , a group of politically active hippies. But there are also yippies, who are hippies with a touch of yuppie. b) A person who straddles yuppie and hippie mentality or lifestyle …   Wiktionary

  • YIPPIE — Youth International Party (Governmental » Politics) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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