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yippie

Syllabification: yip·pie
Pronunciation: /ˈyipē
 
/

Definition of yippie in English:

noun (plural yippies)

A member of a group of politically active hippies, originally in the US.
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, on the pattern of hippie.

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