There are 2 main definitions of hipster in English:

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hipster 1

Line breaks: hip|ster
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪpstə/

noun

informal
A person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.
Example sentences
  • And yes, I wrote an article for The American Conservative about a new trend of conservative hipsters.
  • Fashionable hipsters and art patrons mingled in the boxy gallery tucked in New York's chic Chelsea district.
  • There's nothing more pathetic than an aging hipster.

Derivatives

hipsterish

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adjective
Example sentences
  • She stars as Kate Hannah, a first-grade teacher living in the hipsterish Los Angeles neighborhood of Highland Park with her slacker husband.
  • At first glance this cool hipsterish joint doesn't seem like it'd be very child-friendly.
  • Oh, Brooklyn, capital of all things hipsterish and well-coiffured, we love you, but you are losing your touch.

hipsterism

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noun
Example sentences
  • But this paper argues that hipsterism fuses cultural capital and affect.
  • I mean, jeez, if I'm going to wallow in obvious hipsterism, I want it to at least be fun and well-executed, not ironically arch, foppish and bloodless.
  • Andy Warhol would have approved of the rampant hipsterism at his museum Friday.

Origin

1940s (used originally as an equivalent term to hepcat): from hip3 + -ster.

Words that rhyme with hipster

quipster, tipster

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There are 2 main definitions of hipster in English:

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hipster 2 Line breaks: hip|ster
Pronunciation: /ˈhɪpstə/
British

adjective

(Of a garment) cut to fit and fasten at the hips rather than the waist.
Example sentences
  • You can spot these on skinny girls wearing hipster clothing.
  • But it's not all racist hipster clothing outlets and space-age rice pudding bars that drew the Murdochs to the neighborhood.
  • A hipster belt draws attention to your curves without going overboard.

noun

(hipsters) Back to top  
Trousers cut to fit and fasten at the hips.
Example sentences
  • Her figure looked fine but the jeans were hipsters and the tank top was a little short.
  • Expect all the hits from the film as the cast transport you back to the days of leather jackets, skin tight catsuits, hipsters and squares.
  • In 1995, bootleg hipsters irrevocably changed the design of trousers.

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