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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: Origin unknown

hip

2 adjective
     
hip2 informal
1 doing things or done according to the latest fashion [= cool]:
McMillan's novel gets my vote for hippest book of the year.
2

be/get hip to something

to learn about a new product, idea etc:
More and more people are getting hip to e-banking.

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