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hipsteresque

derivation hipster + -esque; adjective A term to describe someone or something that is ahead of the trends
An adjective to describe something or someone that is a trendsetter, or follows the trends. Sometimes used as an euphemism in order to avoid characterizing said object or person, a "hipster," which hipsters do not like being characterized as such.
 
I didn't mean to call you a hipster, but your outfit is very...hipsteresque regardless.
Etymology : hipsteresque: hipster + -esque derivational suffix; hipster (n) was coined in 1941, meaning "one who is hip, in that "hip" (adj) + -ster derivational suffix. in 1961, hipster means "low-rise" in reference to articles of clothing worn on the lower half of the body such as pants or skirts that ride on the hips rather than the waist. -esque is a word forming element meaning "resembling or suggesting the style of" from French "-esque" meaning "like, in the manner of," from Italian "-esco" and Medieval Latin "-iscus," from a Germanic source."
Source : Conversation with friend. September 17, 2013
Last modified: 24 November 2013


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