Sunday, 1st June 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Hip, adj.

Pronunciation: /hɪp/
Etymology: early twentieth century, origin unknown.

1. In hippie, of an idealistic person who wears unbuttoned shirts, flared trousers and a long beard.
2. In hipster, of a cynical person who wears buttoned-up shirts, skinny jeans and a trimmed beard.