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A person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.
- ‘As for decor, imagine an industrious hipster transforming his studio apartment into a tavern.’
- ‘Is almost everyone you know there now a hipster?’
- ‘Fashionable hipsters and art patrons mingled in the boxy gallery tucked in New York's chic Chelsea district.’
- ‘Byrne's problem is the opposite - like many an aging hipster who made it in the '80s, he's just stopped trying.’
- ‘It's a nice portrait of Strummer the hipster, talking his jive talk and dropping the needle on U Roy records to a worldwide audience.’
- ‘The prowling hipster on that first track has shown up on past albums.’
- ‘Now, amazingly enough, he has attained the status of a hipster.’
- ‘If you don't like it, that doesn't make you un-hip, it just makes you a hipster who doesn't like electroclash.’
- ‘Even thinking about the business of being a hipster exhausts me.’
- ‘My home away from home for this getaway was 800 East Burnside, a hipster's paradise just over the river from downtown.’
- ‘And yes, I wrote an article for The American Conservative about a new trend of conservative hipsters.’
- ‘Only one thing became apparent from all this: The passion of the hipster.’
- ‘It's so thin on text that it might just merit a nice 20-minute ‘flip-through’ at your local hipster small-press bookstore.’
- ‘Everyone's linking to this article proclaiming that the hipster is dead and that nobody cares about being cool or hip anymore.’
- ‘And seeing as this is the Linus, a hipster is what I am.’
- ‘Of course, leather, piercings, used-clothes and tattoos do not a hipster make.’
- ‘Allison does a good job of representing the ambivalence of being a hipster in C&G, but not so much here.’
- ‘There's nothing more pathetic than an aging hipster.’
- ‘Say you're a hipster, indie-rock time traveler.’
- ‘I think it's so exaggerated that it's comical, like a caricature of a hipster.’
1940s (used originally as an equivalent term to hepcat): from hip + -ster.
(of a garment) having the waistline at the hips rather than the waist.
- ‘She turned around and looked at me and I noticed that she had on low rider hipster panties.’
- ‘Her backpack was slung over her right shoulder; and she wore dark blue hipster jeans.’
- ‘He is not a fan of men in mesh anything or super-tight, skinny-boy hipster pants.’
- ‘They came in their wellies and wax jackets, but tracksuits, hipster jeans, dainty shoes and sparkly tops were also on show.’
- ‘With a bit of luck, this will finally spell the end of those unforgiving hipster trousers.’
- ‘Anyone have any idea about where one can find your average Abercrombie and Fitch-style jeans and other hipster wear that actually fits large folks?’
- ‘Slipping on a tank top and baggy hipster pants, she tops it off with a striped tie hung loosely around her neck’
- ‘The spring women's line features off-the-shoulder blouses, miniskirts and hipster trousers.’
- ‘But it's not all racist hipster clothing outlets and space-age rice pudding bars that drew the Murdochs to the neighborhood.’
- ‘A hipster belt draws attention to your curves without going overboard.’
- ‘Her long black hair is thick and luscious, while her outfit - lavender T-shirt and hipster jeans - are perfect against her slender curves.’
- ‘I was wearing a pair of red hipster jeans and a red halter top.’
- ‘Get the crew-neck T-shirt, leotard, women's tank top, or women's hipster short.’
- ‘After her refreshing shower, Sarah changed into a pair of hipster jeans and a tight black top that had ‘Hamilton Island’ on it.’
- ‘There's a great halter top, the hipster kerchief, the love and peace shoulder bag, and the cell phone cozy.’
- ‘She was dressed for going out, dyed blonde hair back in a chignon, smart hipster jeans and fitted jacket.’
- ‘You can spot these on skinny girls wearing hipster clothing.’
- ‘‘How about, your baggy hipster skate jeans, your ‘Anger Management’ shirt, with your sisters blue jumper?’’
- ‘‘Serves you right for wearing that,’ Minerva said pointing to Roxie's black bandeau accompanied by hipster jeans.’
- ‘To an outsider, hipster jeans appear to be intended to put the insider's buttocks into a straitjacket while they liberate her navel.’
Pants having a waistline at the hips; hip-huggers.
- ‘Expect all the hits from the film as the cast transport you back to the days of leather jackets, skin tight catsuits, hipsters and squares.’
- ‘But along came Tom, with his low-cut velvet hipsters and his slinky jersey dresses, and grunge was sent scurrying off back to Seattle.’
- ‘Last night I received one pair of leopard-print hipsters, one pair of brown lace French knickers and one red lace bra.’
- ‘It's a cold January night, and I'm making my way through the hordes of horn rims and hipsters at the Empty Bottle in Chicago.’
- ‘I had decided to wear my denim hipsters with a white collared shirt with ¾ sleeves which had a navy V-neck jumper also with ¾ sleeves over it.’
- ‘In their elephant-cord hipsters, tab-collared shirts and Carnaby Street suede laceups, they exuded an ineffable and hopelessly unattainable cool.’
- ‘Those who have managed to leave their parents behind in their chalets are flashing even more skin, in hipsters and tiny halters.’
- ‘But if the waistband of a pair of hipsters is narrower than the actual waist above, they aren't the ones.’
- ‘Her figure looked fine but the jeans were hipsters and the tank top was a little short.’
- ‘In 1995, bootleg hipsters irrevocably changed the design of trousers.’
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