how to pronounce hipster


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the above transcription of hipster is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hipster is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hipster in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… an insufferable hipster the next stage …”

meanings of hipster


  1. A person who is keenly interested in the latest trends or fashions.
  2. A person who wears a hip flask (of alcohol).
  3. An aficionado of jazz who considers himself or herself to be hip.
  4. A dancer, particularly a female one.
  5. Underwear with an elastic waistband at hip level.
  6. A member of Bohemian counterculture.


  1. To behave like a hipster.
  2. To dress or decorate in a hip fashion.

hipster frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hipster occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hipster can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hipster can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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