Hippie vs Yuppie - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between hippie and yuppie
is that hippie
is hippie, hippy while yuppie
is (informal) a young upwardly mobile urban professional person with an affluent lifestyle.
A teenager who imitated the beatniks.
One who chooses not to conform to prevailing social norms: especially one who ascribes to values or actions such as acceptance or self-practice of recreational drug use, liberal or radical sexual mores, advocacy of communal living, strong pacifism or anti-war sentiment, etc.
(modern ) A person, especially a male, with unusually long hair and often wearing ragged clothes.
Someone who dresses in a hippie style.
One who is hip.
* (teenager who imitated the beatniks) beatnik
Of or pertaining to hippies: e.g., “the hippie era”.
(colloquial) Not conforming to generally accepted standards: e.g., “Despite being for the widely-used Windows operating system, rather than using the commonly-used RAR or ZIP file-compression formats, they used a bunch of hippie compression formats instead”.
(informal) a young upwardly mobile urban professional person with an affluent lifestyle
* yuppie food stamp