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Definition of "hippy" []

  • Variant of hippie. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hippy" in a sentence
  • "I'll kid around with him, but I never really took the term hippy as an insult."
  • "Sadly, I am of the generation that only got to hear about them in hippy sex ed classes in San Francisco."
  • "Some opened wholefood co-ops in hippy havens, before tragically becoming Calderdale Labour Council Leaders and finally deputy chairman of quango the Countryside Agency, a role for which she would appear to have few qualifications beyond knowing one end of a mung bean from the other, and doubtless a knowledge of the best magic mushroom fields in the Pennines."