What is your definition of the word hipster

hipster, the


Tel Aviv is here [for many people in Germany] as a hotspot, a “place to be”, a hotspot for hipsters, for young people. Exciting cultural scene, urban lifestyle, colorful start-up landscape. [Speech by the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, October 8, 2018, accessed on May 22, 2020]

Hand on heart: If you didn't know the Berchtesgadener Land in the background, you would have located the 28-year-old with his beard, his tattoos, cloth sneakers and the sidewalk suitable for the walkway at a tram stop on Rosenthaler Platz in Berlin, Germany's hub for full-time individualists, hipsters and Lumberjack shirt wearers [...] who [...] work either as start-up founders or freelance designers. [Welt am Sonntag, May 17, 2015, No. 20]

Some of them [some of the young beards you can find everywhere] are probably Muslims, others wear them for fashion reasons, in any case not so neatly trimmed, but wild and bushy, which makes them appear ten years older. And so still very young. This includes a flat cap, tight trousers and a jacket or cardigan from a second-hand store - and the hipster is ready. [Der Standard, May 9, 2014]

With every rap text, every rock song, every young novel, every independent film, a new generation of hipsters goes on a search. [Süddeutsche Zeitung, 04.07.2006]

derogatoryPerson who thinks about their image, appearance and status symbols, etc. gives excessive importance, conformist and apparently indiscriminately embraces new trends


But how can it be that hipsters who emphasize individuality all look the same in the end? [Der Standard, November 19, 2014]

The hipster has always been a somewhat ridiculous figure who, cramped, stylized himself as a consumer avant-garde. [Welt am Sonntag, 05.01.2014, No. 1]

"Well, if I saw all the hipsters who all look like me, with a laptop and iPhone, sitting in the Café Latte Bistro with a DJ bag - I'd go crazy," said K [...]. [Die Zeit, 08/02/2013 (online)]

The "hipster", this phantom of the past decade, is not so unbearable because he is the rancid revenant of a fashionable figure who is said to have populated New York in the 1950s, but because he, in his zeal, just that Not to miss the “present”, becomes a radical opportunist of effect […]. [Süddeutsche Zeitung, 23.03.2011]