Main definitions of hep in English

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adjective

informal, dated
old-fashioned term for hip
‘In the past one year, lightweight gold jewellery gained acceptance among the young and hep crowd, which used to associate gold with traditions, festival, and other ostentatious occasions.’
  • ‘His infamous recording studio the Gas Station could be considered the hub of the Canadian indie rock sound, plus he's one hep producer to boot.’
  • ‘They know they're the coolest little hole in the wall on Whyte, a prairie oasis of hep tunes wherein two currencies are accepted: cash or trade.’
  • ‘Lost in the bile were the true heavyweights of 1960s Jamaican music that started this hep sound in the first place, foremost among them Prince Buster.’
  • ‘The multi-coloured hand-made umbrellas made with transparent plastic, with big curved handles, look quite hep and cost 150 rupees each.’
  • ‘From the ordinary men and women with oiled hair to those in ties and tuxedos in plush offices, and hep teenagers in torn jeans, everyone loves a good bite of fast food.’
  • ‘It immediately calls to mind your junior high health teacher trying to use hep slang to tell you about why drugs are bad.’
  • ‘There are pubs and lounge bars to unwind in, hep streets to walk on, nice shops and glittering malls to browse in and cafes to relax in.’
  • ‘A new clutch of CDs of player piano music by Gershwin, ragtime whizz Zez Confrey and hep jazzer Jelly Roll Morton have just been released by Nonesuch using state-of-the-art computer technology to bring them to new life.’
  • ‘It was the only name I sort of recognized, seeing that I wasn't hep to the underground coolness vibe of a Vito Valentinetti just yet, so I showed it to my pop and asked him about this Mickey Mantle.’
  • ‘‘My mom fancies herself very hep to the jive,’ Cara says.’
  • ‘What puzzles me is how you can find anybody left in the world who isn't hep.’
  • ‘And while moving to a trailer home in Utopia, Texas and living off-grid sounds great to me, my wife wasn't too hep on the idea.’
  • ‘Carol catches his wild eye with a perfunctory kiss or two and the promise, ‘I'm a hep kitten!’’
  • ‘If her sister Lilette managed to steal hearts as the hep mother in ‘Monsoon Wedding’, Lushen is hoping to make her mark with her first film ‘The Perfect Husband’.’
  • ‘Be you the sedate, white tie and waltz type or the rock-around-the-clock hep sort or something in between (as many of us are), there is something to suit you at the Windsor.’
  • ‘These hep places give you more than just milk, sugar and some tea leaves - they serve fruit-flavoured tea, flower-petal tea and other such exotic flavours.’
  • ‘And Tyler should be home from the trip to Austin, Texas, where he played with his other band, the hep Dino Martinis.’
  • ‘Yes, there will be the usual hep couples holding hands amid crowds of young people laughing and jostling one another, sipping cafe au lait and espresso.’
  • ‘It's not only the variety of brand, but a variety of designs and affordable price range that seems to have let loose a buying spree among the hep crowd.’

Pronunciation

hep

/hep/ /hɛp/

Main definitions of hep in English

: hep1hep2

hep2

Translate hep into Spanish

noun

archaic or dialect term for hip

Pronunciation

hep

/hep/ /hɛp/