A portmanteau of the words Chicano and Hipster. They are typically educated, better-off and younger Mexican-Americans who retain some of their parents' Chicano culture, while also integrating modern American hipster appearances such as skinny jeans and flannel.
Boyle Heights has seen soaring property values and cost-of-living due to all the chipsters moving back to the traditionally low-income and homogeneously Mexican neighborhood; they tend to congregate at coffee shops such as Primera Taza.
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Slang British word for a car driver who is adept at rat running - navigating to a destination by avoiding major roads and only using minor residential roads and cut throughs, via the use of advanced local or route knowledge and Sat Nav. CHIPS is British army slang for urban warfare (Causing Havoc In People's Streets) and is a combination of CHIPS and Hipster.
Ken was a total Chipster today - he took the Audi from Richmond to Chiswick in 6 minutes, avoiding Hogarth - totally messed with the Hounslow LTNs.
by Les goddams March 22, 2021
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noun informal
noun: Chipster; plural noun: Chipsters

A cholo-hipster amalgam. A cholo (Mexican/Latin American street gang member) who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the thug cultural mainstream. Will often cite themselves as a pioneering force behind contemporary trends en el barrio.
"What's good Mex Cady, I heard you just got a new pair of wide framed O.G. Locs homie?"

"Oh please, I've been rockin' these before they were even cool."

"Yeah, I guess you're right, you're a total Chipster carnal."
by Awdgarizzle March 12, 2018
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Christian church going person who dresses like a hipster. Praising Jesus with the most ironic skinny pants fashion sense out there.
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Depending on the region, the Chipster usually develops out of a sense of nostalgia for a lost culture that they are able to explore because of their socio-economic status. They are well educated. They can be found at bars ordering Mezcal quoting Anzaldua and Julio Cortizone. They typically listen to a blend of alternative American rock, indie Spanish language bands, vintage music in either language (especially obscure sad ones).

The Chipster aesthetic usually blends styles from traditional Mexican fashion, to East L.A. Chola aesthetics but incorporate contemporary white indie and alternative culture. They either currently attend or have attended a formal Art School program.
Owns at least one jean jacket with pins.
Of course the Chipster played Chicano Batman on the Jukebox.
by Juanita La Ranita October 19, 2019
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Cross between the hipster and chav. Regulary seen on Tumblr. Attempt to become so non-mainstream that they are actually mainstream. Think they are being different and 'indie', but are just the same as everybody else. Commonly wear vans, geek glasses and lots of fake tan.

Chav + Hipster = Chipster.
See a girl walking down the street wearing red vans, cut off levis and too much fake tan?

by lemonie94 December 5, 2011
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An extreme hipster that takes hipsterism to new levels. Chipsters are a new culture of people who believe that hipsters have become too mainstream.
Student A: That bloke in the George Best shirt is a proper chipster mate.
Student B: Nah it's mainstream hipster that, the 1969 European Cup final shirt is a chipster shirt.
Student A: Yeah true that, fair play
by Bwahdalming September 25, 2013
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