beatnikism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

beatnik +‎ -ism

NounEdit

beatnikism (uncountable)

  1. The social and artistic ideas associated with beatniks
    • 1995 October 6, Gerald E. Brennan, “Naked Censorship”, Chicago Reader:
      At the time, existentialism was the philosophical equivalent of beatnikism, conjuring up images of berets, iconoclasm, and the rejection of status quo values.

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Last modified on 26 March 2012, at 18:47