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hippie

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Definition member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • Many of the hippies who initiated the Summer of Love had moved on by the 1970s.
hippies = member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • They moved to New York right after college, had me a few years later, then moved to a brick townhouse in North River Heights, the hippie-stroller capital of upper upper Manhattan, when I was about a year old.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • hippie = members of the 1960's counterculture associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • Our neighbours were four surf boys, all with straggled bottle-blond hair, half a dozen hippy necklaces apiece, and huge patchy shorts.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • hippy = from the 1960's counterculture associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • "Yeah, but you said he was a white hippie before," Peewee said.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • hippie = member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • He followed the sound toward the logging road and saw the stranger with a dog, walking slowly up the road, looking like some kind of hippie from the sixties.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • hippie = member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • Inside, he looks at her books arranged in milk crates, at the futon on the floor in a bedroom with no door, and whispers, "Hippie," in the same way he looks at boys hanging out in his neighborhood and says, "Drogas."
    Sandra Cisneros  --  The House on Mango Street
  • hippie = member of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with disdaining material wealth, illegal drugs, long hair, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • In the darkened, air-conditioned interior of the SUV, they seemed so ordinary: Flamel looked like a fading hippy, and Scatty, despite her rather military dress sense, wouldn't have looked out of place behind the counter at The Coffee Cup.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • hippy = a member of the 1960's counterculture associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • I've pored over grainy sepia pictures of long-dead relatives in babushkas; black-and-white snapshots of distant cousins in crisp white linen suits, soldiers in uniform, ladies with beehive hairdos; Polaroids of bell-bottomed teenagers and long-haired hippies, and not once have I been able to detect even the slightest trace of August's face in their faces.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • hippies = members of the counterculture that first became prevalent in the early 1960's in San Francisco — associated with long hair, illegal drugs, casual sex, and opposition to violence.
  • This lady looks like one a them hippies I seen on Miss Leefolt's tee-vee.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • I walked past the swings and the jungle gym to what was called the Creative Playground, built by a bunch of hippie parents when I was in grade school.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
  • She's not much of a hippie, but she has that whole free-spirit vibe."
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • —But he's a hippie, not some kind of hardcore salesman type, he said, then appeared worried he'd offended Alan.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Clary called Becky's style "hippie-chic"; about half her clothes came from vintage stores, and the other half she sewed herself.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • He remembered the word for them: hippies.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • The Romantics were not unlike the hippies a hundred and fifty years later.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • But I tell you what: I taught that—that hippie teacher of yours, Ms.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • My high school teachers were ex-hippies and Vietnam vets.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • The hippie midwife led Mom inside and Dad asked me if I wanted to come, too.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • I think I expected a leftover hippie scene from the 1960s.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Rednecks to the east, hippies to the west.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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