MEANING: noun: One whose interests in clothing, music, etc., tend to be outside the mainstream, especially in a self-conscious way.

ETYMOLOGY: Of uncertain origin, perhaps from hep (up-to-date). Earliest documented use: 1920.

SHIPSTER - lover of large boats (think John Masefield !)

HOPSTER - beer aficionado; owner of a craft brewery

CHiPster - Erik Estrada