trustafarian

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of trust fund and Rastafarian.

NounEdit

trustafarian (plural trustafarians)

  1. (slang) A young person with the fashion sensibilities of a hippie, or any other "countercultural" trend, especially "anarchism", Maoism, or punk rock, who subscribes to an unemployed, shiftless life of hedonism based upon an unlimited amount of funds (a trust fund).
    • 2003, Kate Gardner, Meat Me in Manhattan: A Carnivore's Guide to New York [1]
      "Today's punk-rocking population, paying $1500 a month in trustafarian scrip, doesn't under-stand German, much less Yiddish."

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2005, David Kamp, Steven Daly, The Rock Snob's Dictionary page 90. [2]
Last modified on 10 October 2013, at 21:08