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hipster

A young person who is counter culture. Typically progressive in politics, hipsters in the 2015 time frame are often retro and anti-tech, renouncing the latest high-style fashions and gadgets. The moniker dates back to the 1940s when jazz was the "hip" music to listen to. See Luddite.
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To spend a few hours with Clooney's gang is to be in the company of the cool cats and lose yourself to the hedonistic pursuit of hipsterism above all else.
Behind and beneath the apparent obsession, refusal, or his cool form of "middle-aged hipsterism," is Davis's unique responsiveness to his times, "a gut reaction to growing up black in mid-century America.
Without a context to give their movements meaning, these individuals in extremis evoke only a sort of vague hipsterism, an untimely version of existential alienation.