any of a group of young people in the U.S. loosely organized in 1968 as radical activists
Origin of yippiefrom Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty), a supposed, but nonexistent, group + (hip)pie
A member of a group of politically radical hippies, active especially during the late 1960s.
Origin of yippieFrom Y(outh) I(nternational) P(arty) (influenced by hippie )
From initials of "Youth International Party" + -ie (influenced by hippie).
- Alternative form of yippee.