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Hippie vs Hippy


Hippie vs Hippy. The hippy hippie usually wore tie-dyed overalls to cover her large hips. Get groovy and far out with your writing, use ErrNET copyediting!

Hippie as a noun is (especially in the 1960s) a person of unconventional appearance, typically having long hair and wearing beads, associated with a subculture involving a rejection of conventional values and the taking of hallucinogenic drugs.
Hippie as an adjective is of or relating to hippies or the subculture associated with them.

Hippy is an adjective that means (of a woman) having large hips.

Hippie and hippy are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. Because of their identical pronunciations, these words can easily be misused in English writing. You should use ErrNET proofreading technology to check your work if you never want to make this error in your writing!

Hippie sentence examples:

My dad was a hippie in the 60s and named me Earth and my sister Summer.

The hippie counterculture movement of the 1960s was characterized by free love, drugs, rock ‘n’ roll, and antiestablishment movements.

The hippie was attacked and beaten to death by a group of rednecks for simply having long hair.

I think that I’ll dress up as a hippie for Halloween this year.

Motorcycles are generally considered rebellious and were very common among the 1960s hippie culture.

The hippie counterculture movement was fueled by protests to the Vietnam War.

The hippie was carrying a sign that read “Make Love not War” during the anti-war, anti-draft protest to the war in Vietnam.

Hippy sentence examples:

The hippy woman could not fit in to one seat on the airplane so she always had to purchase two tickets whenever she flew.

The hippy woman had a difficult time finding clothes that would fit her and usually had to have them all tailored.

A lot of men prefer a hippy woman.

The hippy woman had a difficult time squeezing into her jeans.


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