See also neohippy, yippy.
(Pejorative) -- A person who replaces any established belief or fact with a product, belief or idea that has a quality of perceived social sophistication.
Neohippies are related to a hippie, except that their lives are centered on the purchase of expensive products and therapies of dubious value.
Most common amongst parents born between 1965 and 1975.
Usually drives a Subaru, Jetta, Bug or any bicycle.
A neohippy does not shop at Wal-Mart, but often spotted at co-ops.
In a sentence:
"That neo-hippie just spent $700.00 on wool diapers for her newborn."
"That neo-hippie found out he was allergic to wheat from his applied kinesiologist."
-Belief that your flu, cold or cervical cancer is caused by hypomobile joints in your lower back and an immediate spinal manipulation from a chiropractic physician is needed posthaste.
-Prejudice against any dairy product
-Love of anything made from soy
-Deep conviction in the belief that non-organic vegetables will kill you within 10 years if handled or eaten.
-Spending more than $4000.00 on cloth diapering
-Breast feeds children until age 5, co-sleeps with them until age 10
-Belief that animals should be loved and cared for in large fields before shot and eaten.
- Belief that small pox/rubella/chicken pox/etc. are less harmful than vaccination.
-Ability to visualize the face of the coffee bean harvester that got a fair wage from the cup of coffee that was just purchased.
Prices shown in USD.
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