|One who possesses tastes, social
attitudes, and opinions deemed as being cool by the cool. (Note: it is no
longer cool to use the term "cool" to describe the above, a hipster would
instead say "deck.") The hipster walks among the masses in daily
life but is not a part of them and must shun or reduce to kitsch anything
held dear by the mainstream. A hipster ideally possesses no more than 2%
body fat. See the full glossary of terms listed below.
|Working is a necessary evil reserved for the masses which by definition the hipster is not a part. Work is avoided at all costs for it is truly "bohemian" to be an artist and stay at home creating art. In fact, the goal of a true hipster is to not work at all. Work is an antiquated notion dear to an older generation.|
|Picking up trust fund check, dog walker, coffee
shop counter person, model, HTML coder,art handler, performance artist, musician,
poet, general artist.
Similar to eskimos who have 8 different terms the word "snow," the hipster has many terms for receiving a check from the parents:
- ambient, indie, retro-country, avant jazz, and generally anything without
exception that is on Matador and Thrill Jockey. Music must be important
and/or ironic. |
- Vegetarian - meat is so suburban is a useful catch phrase.
Galouise -for when you are feeling arty.
American Spirit - when you are feeling healthy and/or anti-corporate.
Lucky Strike - when you are feeling tough.
Marlboro - totally midtown.
- Martini (Cosmopolitans are very 1999)
40 ouncers can also show that you are ironic and open to new things.
- one's best
sentence: "I'm going to Galapagos tonight so you better believe I'll be wearing my beacons."
"Mary is really stylish, she is always dressed to the beacon."
sentence: "Have you seen Jim's new bennie?" "It's cold out today, let me grab my bennie."
sentence: "Can I borrow a couple of berries? I want to go to Diesel."
sentence: "Every time I'm in the city some bleeker asks me for directions."
sentence: "Lets go to the Tunnel and bust a moby.""Did you see her moves at the Rave last night? She really knows how to bust a moby."
- sour luck, to be put in a bad position.
sentence: "Ever since Todd got laid off, he has been broke." " Yeah, he's really catching the G."
: woman of easy virtue
sentence: "She will peach anyone after one bronson." " Yeah, she's a real chipper"
: alcoholic beverage
sentence: "Enids has half price chowder until 7pm. Let's get shellacked!"
|This is a key word for most hipsters, similar
to the antiquated "fresh." To be deck is to be up on the latest
trends, cutting edge, and/or "hip."
sentence: "That cronkite looks deck in those cowboy boots." "Have you checked out the new Radiohead? It's deck."
- to urinate
sentence: "I have to take a flame."
- straight and/or heterosexual
sentence: "He kinks his hair and wears tight pants, but he's definitely flavorless. He's been going out with some tassle for 9 months."
sentence: "I bought this wool flogger at the Antique Boutique. It was only 80 berries!"
- an ugly guy who thinks
he's good-looking |
sentence: "Bill thinks all the girls love him, but they all know he's frado."
(p.s. -- Frado is the ugliest n'sync member)
- to treat coldy
sentence: "I don't know what her problem is, but she gives me the frigidaire every time I see her."
(pronounced gloot - in) - to eat
- a coke head
- bad |
sentence: "Yo, that shit was ishtar"
- a stoner, hippie
sentence: "My pits smell totally ishtar. I feel like a jerry."
- a lady's man. An individual who has undeniable sex appeal.
sentence: "I wish he would ask me out, he's such a juicer."
- a 40 ounce
bottle of domestic beer. |
sentence: "Tassles respect me. I can drink a whole jug and still bust a mean moby."
sentence: "Yo Kim, can you slide me some kale? I'm still waiting for my mom to send rent."
- an organizer of child thieves (Scratch this. This is Victorian Slang)
sentence: "He's never heard of Hal Hartley. He's so midtown."
sentence: "Amy has a good head on her shoulders. "
"Maybe so Mike, but have you seen her Nancy?"
- to have sex
sentence: "I saw the way you looked at Marty. Are you two peaching?"
"She's got such a tight bod. I'd love to peach her"
- cell phone |
sentence: "John is such a nerd. He doesn't even have a piece."
"I must have been on the L, my piece didn't ring."
- to bust a cap
sentence: Actually this phrase is never used. These are art kids for God's sake.
sentence: "Do these raphaels go with my flogger? I don't know if I like the new frames or not."
sentence: "I was so shellacked last night that I lost count of how many chowders I had drunk!"
sentence: "Jim is definitely a frado, but somehow he gets a new tassle every night."
sentence: "Jane is nice but I just can't be friends with someone who went to a public uni."
sentence: "As if I would ever go to Peter Lugers. Nothing there is vejjo."
- well-dressed man, a ladie's man
sentence: "That blonde haired guy we saw at Enids is so Wally."
"Have you seen Jennifers's brother? He is definitely a Wally."