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FLOWER PEOPLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does flower people mean? 

FLOWER PEOPLE (noun)
  The noun FLOWER PEOPLE has 1 sense:

1. a youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music

  Familiarity information: FLOWER PEOPLE used as a noun is very rare.


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FLOWER PEOPLE (noun)


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Meaning:

A youth subculture (mostly from the middle class) originating in San Francisco in the 1960s; advocated universal love and peace and communes and long hair and soft drugs; favored acid rock and progressive rock music

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

flower people; hippies; hipsters

Hypernyms ("flower people" is a kind of...):

youth subculture (a minority youth culture whose distinctiveness depended largely on the social class and ethnic background of its members; often characterized by its adoption of a particular music genre)

Meronyms (members of "flower people"):

flower child; hippie; hippy; hipster (someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle)


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