hipsters hipsters

Definition(s):

  • (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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Produced in limited quantities, they quickly became the ultimate badge of street cred among the hipsters in the back alleys of Tokyo's fashion-obsessed Harajuku neighborhood.
  2. For many of the pretty young hipsters here, it's a rite of passage.
  3. But for a relatively small number of Beirut hipsters, there's another soundtrack, evoking rather than denying the instability of their lives.

News

  • 'Portlandia' renewed for 2 more years

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The hit cable TV show "Portlandia" is coming back for two more seasons of comedy that lovingly skewers overzealous progressives, hipsters and folks who go to extremes to live sustainable lives. The show's third season ended earlier this year and cable channel IFC says it has renewed the show for two more. Season Four will run early next year and Season Five in early 2015 ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NorthWest Cable News

Quotes

  1. "It's been five years we've been apart, and there's all these young kids who had older brothers who were STP fans, and now they're these little hipsters - 18-, 19-, 20-years-old - and they're STP fans," Weiland said. "These kids come up to me...
    on Apr 8, 2008 By: Scott Weiland Source: MTV News

  2. "It's really sped up now," says Mr. Reynolds. "The hipsters get the leaked album; they discuss it to death for a few weeks; and by the time it's officially released, they're like, 'I'm so over it. ...... That band is so August.' "
    on Mar 14, 2006 By: Simon Reynolds Source: KVUE

  3. "Her femininity and extreme minimalism are too much to take for some metalheads and reverse-contrarian hipsters," White said in an interview with the New York Post. "She can do what those with 'technical prowess' can't. She inspires people to...
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Jack White Source: Prefixmag

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