Definition of yippie in English:

yippie

Line breaks: yip¦pie
Pronunciation: /ˈjɪpi
 
/

noun (plural yippies)

  • A member of a group of politically active hippies, originally in the US.
    More example sentences
    • The hippies and yahoos and yippies and SDS students were seen as a real threat to the fabric of society.
    • I remember when thousand of hippies and yippies surrounded the Pentagon during the Vietnam War and held an exorcism to drive out the evil demons.
    • Holly screamed with delight and Molly let out a yippie.

Origin

1960s: acronym from Youth International Party + the suffix -ie, suggested by hippy1.

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