There are 2 definitions of hippy in English:

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(also hippie)

noun (plural hippies)

(Especially in the 1960s) a person of unconventional appearance, typically having long hair and wearing beads, associated with a subculture involving a rejection of conventional values and the taking of hallucinogenic drugs.
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  • He was on the expressway for hours and no one would stop since he looked like a hippie with long hair and a beard.
  • It wasn't all dirty long-haired hippies with flowers in their hair.
  • Her parents were intellectual hippies who moved in drug circles and her godfather was LSD guru Dr Timothy Leary.
Synonyms
flower child, bohemian, dropout, free spirit, nonconformist, unconventional person; (hippies)flower people

adjective

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Relating to hippies or the subculture associated with them: hippy philosophy
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  • Unlike many, Bunyan didn't end up disavowing the hippie philosophy.
  • It has been regarded as something of a ‘cult’ car being that during the flowery 1960s, it had become associated with the hippie movement.
  • Once associated only with westerns and hippie festivals, the poncho is enjoying a revival as this season's must-have accessory.

Origin

1950s: from hip3 + -y1.

Derivatives

hippiedom

noun
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  • Love's life bridges the worlds of punk rock and Hollywood glamour, high fashion and San Francisco hippiedom.
  • In hippiedom there was an ‘anything goes’ type of mentality.
  • Loitering is one of the pleasures of San Francisco, especially in North Beach and in Haight-Ashbury, the hub of hippiedom in the Sixties.

hippiness

noun
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  • A lot of companies don't want to be associated with the whimsical hippiness that seems to go with it.
  • Urban Outfitters maintains a costly network of young trend-spotters to keep the hippiness up-to-date.
  • Somehow these pop culture references seem ill at odds with the essential hippiness of Beattie's characters.

hippyish

adjective
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  • It's embarrassing how many pathetic people from my UCD English class were sitting around at Marlay Park being vile and hippyish.
  • If blowing fruit-scented smoke rings is faintly hippyish, taking a trip through the Wadi Rum desert is full-blown bohemianism.
  • This group included a hippyish contingent, joined in a soothing hum.

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There are 2 definitions of hippy in English:

hippy2

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adjective

(Of a woman) having large hips: she looked very hippy in her jeans
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  • He couldn't figure how sensibly clothed, satirical, sarcastic, sassy Jo had come from this hippy woman standing in front of him.
  • I found the fitted top with those jeans made her look too hippy and pear-shaped.

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