hippies hippies  /ˈhɪ piz/


  • (n) 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



  1. All hippies have a different purpose.
  2. Hippies fondled Ginsberg's black beard and flowing tresses; Genet showered dollar bills on the hippies and received a hippie ring in return.
  3. With those raging orders from their Rasputin-like leader, a band of hippies, clad in black, allegedly broke into a secluded Los Angeles home last August.


  1. This week in disappointment: greenways, guns and landfills

    "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." —Mahatma Gandhi "Several hundred people—mostly white, angry, aged former hippies—appeared and screeched into microphones, talked about solidarity and chanted diatribes. It was 'liberal theater' at its best.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Independent Weekly

  2. Juicing Tips

    Thinking about Juicing? What You Should Know It’s no longer just celebrities, world-class athletes and alternative-lifestyle hippies turning to green smoothies and freshly juiced vegetable and fruits for improved health, says nutritionist and juicing pioneer Cherie Calbom, MS. (“The Juice Lady”).
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Gilmer Mirror

  3. How to make household disinfectants with no bleach

    I’m torn. I am a hippie at heart. I was raised by hippies. I grew up weaving yarn on a loom and dancing to drum circles. Some people are born with a silver spoon? I was born with a burning sage. You...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KFJX Pittsburg


  1. During one of these visits he heard Manson say, "We're not hippies; we're here to get away from the troubles of the world."
    on Mar 15, 2008 By: Charles Manson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "The powers that be said, 'No way are we going to let 60,000 hippies in the Plaza de Toros,'" the bull ring where the Doors were scheduled to perform in 1969, Manzarek said. "We were very unhappy about not being able to play for the...
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Ray Manzarek Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I feel like I'm at a meeting of meditators anonymous," Moby joked. "I just learned TM recently because I was raised by hippies, and to be honest with you anything associated with TM and hippies scared ...... me."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Moby Source: Reuters

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