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addaword.gifdefinition of hipster

noun
a young person who lives in a city and is self-consciously cool and interested in non-mainstream culture
I ask one of the girls if her being at an art party and wearing fake eyeglasses, leggings and a flannel shirt makes her a hipster.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 11/06/2014 14:04:00
Definition of hipster from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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