• IPA: /ˈbiːtnɪk/

beatnik (plural beatniks)

  1. A person who dresses in a manner that is not socially acceptable and therewith is supposed to reject conventional norms of thought and behavior; nonconformist in dress and behavior
  2. A person associated with the Beat Generation of the 1950s and 1960s or its style.
  • French: beatnik
  • German: Beatnik
  • Portuguese: beatnik
  • Russian: би́тник
  • Spanish: beatnik

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