hipper hipper  /ˈhɪ pər/


  1. (n) either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  2. (n) the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  3. (n) the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
  4. (n) (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
  5. (n) the fruit of a rose plant
  6. (adj) informed about the latest trends


  1. When they were single and in love, Frank and April Wheeler thought of themselves as differentsmarter, hipper, more alive.
  2. Indian leading lady and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai leads the charge as a hipper, edgier, more professional Bollywood bids for global dominance.
  3. Just as relevant to the kids, these hipper shows are helping move musical theater out of the nerdy backwater of the high school activities.


  1. Velcro just wants some closure

    Velcro Industries has partnered with lifestyle guru Brit Morin (left) to highlight its hipper side. She shows her fans how to make everything from a spice rack to an iPhone case with the company's fasteners. Alain Zijlstra (right) became CEO of the global operation in October.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  2. Here's Cleveland's New Independent Bookstore in Gordon Square

    Detroit-Shoreway is getting hipper and hipper by the month. The latest retail storefront to join the gang is "Guide to Kulchur," a bookstore-cum-zine-making-paradise-cum-hangout helmed by the blissfully wedded academics Liz Bly (Ph.D!) and RA Washington.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Cleveland Scene


  1. "This music completely knocked me out. I wanted to share it with all my classical music colleagues," Thomas says. "And it turned out all the hipper ones already knew the music. We were all amazed by the level of energy, the attacks, the...
    on May 18, 2007 By: Michael Tilson Thomas Source: FOXNews

  2. "I think my son and I have many similarities," Hammond told The Independent. "He's heard all the music I love, be it Buddy Holly, The Beatles or Johnny Cash, and I think he's absorbed it. But he's young and tries to be a little hipper than...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Albert Hammond Source: ChartAttack

  3. Bucky "is there to be a celebrity for a Republican Party rally that Jack is trying to organize, but Jack is looking for a younger, hipper celebrity, so he pawns him off on Kenneth," Fey explained. "And he tells Kenneth some very, very...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Tina Fey Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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