Definition of Hippies

1. Noun. A youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music.

Exact synonyms: Flower People, Hipsters
Generic synonyms: Youth Subculture
Member holonyms: Flower Child, Hippie, Hippy, Hipster



Definition of Hippies

1. Noun. (plural of hippie) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hippies

1. hippie [n] - See also: hippie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippies

hippiaters
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hippie-dippie
hippie trail
hippie trails
hippiedom
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hippieish
hippielike
hippiemobile
hippieness
hippienesses
hippier
hippies (current term)
hippiest
hippin
hippiness
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hippish
hippity-hop
hippo
hippo-
hippo flies
hippo fly
hippobosca

Literary usage of Hippies

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1. The Mythology and Fables of the Ancients, Explain'd from History by Banier (Antoine) (1739)
"... they gave him the additional Epithet of hippies, as for the fame ... it was given to Nep- /*«, who had the Denomination of hippies ..."

2. The Rural Economy of Yorkshire: Comprizing the Management of Landed Estates by Marshall (William), Marshall (1788)
"... hippies ;"—made in different ways -, fome being let up hollow with the foot and the head of the rake; others in the common way with forks. ..."

3. Herodotus by Herodotus (1831)
"Plutarch, in isis tract on our fate, and must prepare for the tyranny of the Malignity of Herodotus, speaks thus of this passage: hippies ..."

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