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Noun: beatniks  beet-niks
  1. A United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favoured modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop)
    - beat generation, beats
Noun: beatnik  beet-nik
  1. A member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behaviour
    - beat

Type of: nonconformist, recusant, youth subculture

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