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Blend of trust fund +‎ Rastafarian.





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."
    • 2012, Hannah Richell, The Secrets of the Tides, →ISBN, page 425:
      I'm your typical trustafarian, I'm afraid: spoilt little rich kid living the dream off his inheritance.


  • David Kamp, Steven Daly (2005) The Rock Snob's Dictionary, page 90