beatnik

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n beatnik a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
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Quotations

  • Jack Kerouac
    Jack Kerouac
    “It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.”

Usage

In literature:

Bey tried to imitate the other's beatnik patter.
"Black Man's Burden" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
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In news:

' Beatnik Boston' Photo Project: Call to Artists.
Logic Beatnik Assembly is as an artist collective assembled for the creation and distribution of creative art projects.
Are You A Beatnik 1960 Questionnaire.
Five questions from his "Are You a Beatnik ".
Boys' Night Out: A Beatnik Walking Tour With Dear Old Dad.
And The Venue plans to open Beatnik Cafe.
WALLY'S WORLD: Changing times brought us flappers and beatniks .
Beatniks and politics, nothing is new.
Aaron Latham's "Birth of a Beatnik" seems an odd tribute to one of America's greatest poets.
Beatniks grooved in its coffeehouses.
(R) Beatnik Bond: Esalen founders Mike Murphy and Dick Price brought different ideas to the institute.
Andrew's beatnik evening continued with this warming British classic on Come Dine With Me West Midlands.
For decades Big Sur evoked images of homesteaders and ranchers, poets and beatniks — certainly not foodies and oenophiles.
1950's Greenwich Village was defined by beatniks, poets, jazz and witches.
In SF, for example, residents bristle at the stupid beatnik handle, "Frisco.".
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