Definition of hip adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//hɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//hɪp//
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(hipper, hippest) (informal) following or knowing what is fashionable in clothes, music, etc. He's just trying to be hip! the hippest club in town It was a really hip place to go. It’s hard to be hip and forty. Word Originadjective early 20th cent. (originally US): of unknown origin.
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