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Noun: hippies  hi-peez
  1. A youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favoured acid rock and progressive rock music
    - flower people, hipsters
Noun: hippy  hi-pee
  1. Someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
    - hippie, hipster, flower child

Type of: crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer, youth subculture

Encyclopedia: Hippies