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longhair

slang An extremely liberal, unconventional person who challenges or rejects societal norms; a hippie. Chiefly used in a derogatory manner. I didn't get shot in Afghanistan just to see my daughter marry some liberal longhair when I got back!
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longhair

1. n. a highbrow with long hair; especially a musician. There were a few longhairs at the bar, but none of the regulars.
2. mod. highbrow; [of music] classical. Longhair stuff like symphonies and art galleries bores me to tears.
3. n. a hippy; a long-haired youth of the 1960s. (Usually derogatory.) There are fewer longhairs around here than there were in the sixties.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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