Main Entry: hyphy
Pronunciation: "HIGH-fee"
Function: adjective

Etymology: Etymology: San Francisco Bay Area, shortened perhaps from English dialect "hyperactive"; other sources cite a combination of "hype" and "fly." Popularized by E-40 and the Federation's song "Hyphy" (2004); first known use on record by Keak Da Sneak in 1998 (on "Cool," from his LP Sneakacidle).
1 : dangerous and irrational: CRAZY;
2 : amusingly eccentric; without inhibition: GOOFY
by j`ril May 17, 2005
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sf bay area version of crunk
"hyphy the same way the south get crunk"
by kidd December 23, 2003
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hy·phy - (hi'-fe) adj.

1. Being in a state of hyper activity
2. Excessive amounts of energy often exerted in a party environment

See related words: superhyphy, go dumb, get stupid, thizz
"White T-Shirt, Blue Jeans, and Nikes" got the club so hyphy it had to be shut down.
by KevinKevin December 28, 2005
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a way of living - hype, crunk, actin a fool, ignorant

It was actually first used by Keak da Sneak on 1999's Sneakacydal
We stay hyphy, in our white tee, and our black jeans, and our Nikes
by that dozen May 1, 2005
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not hyphee, hyphie, hyphey, etc...
its from the bay.
and its goin dumb.
spell it right and dont rep it if you cant.
Mac Dre is the king of getin hyphy, not hyphey.
by emiser3316 January 20, 2008
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1)being in state of hyper activity
2)excessive amounts of energy often exerted
in a party environment
white t-shirt,blue jeans,and nikes
got the club so hyphy it had to be shut down
by MAURILIO November 30, 2005
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Getting stupid dumb and retarted. Mac Dre made it almost everybody in cali getting hyphy going stupid getting dumb and retarted.
We got the club so hyphy it had to be shut down.
by Lil' Rome April 10, 2006
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