Adjective "hip" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A projection of the pelvis and upper thigh bone on each side of the body in human beings and quadrupeds.
  1. 'Leave your hand on the wall and turn your body so the right hip and shoulder face the wall.'
  2. 'The lap strap should go under your belly, across your hips, and as high as possible on your thighs.'
  3. 'She flicked her hair over her shoulder, placed her hands on her hips and met each of their gazes one by one.'
  4. 'Keeping left leg immobile, use upper hip muscles of right leg to lift leg back up so pelvis and hips are level.'
  5. 'Murray ran for the door, hardly even noticing when he rammed his hip against a table edge.'
  6. 'Not only was there damage to my hip, but my pelvis had been fractured as well.'
  7. 'Vixen placed her hands on her hips and one eye brow rose as she stopped at the hallway near the mini bar and only a few meters away was Harvey.'
  8. 'Through its Sagittarius connection, Jupiter rules the hips, the pelvis, the thighs, and the sciatic nerve.'
  9. 'With hands on their hips they thrust their pelvises, putting Elvis to shame.'
  10. 'Place a dumbbell to the right of a flat bench, then lie facedown on the bench so torso is at top, hips at the edge.'
  11. 'They have the option of the ‘comfort fit’ jeans, which are cut to hide a generous waistline and ample hips.'
  12. 'She had an fine body, even though she was a tad wider in the hips and behind area then fashion models, mind you, she did eat.'
  13. 'Only four and a half feet tall, she had enormous hips and buttocks, but otherwise normal body parts.'
  14. 'The ideal shape has a deep V-neck and is long enough to cover the hips and bottom.'
  15. 'The low waistline hugged her hips and the skirt was not heavy or overflowing.'
  16. 'Begin by tightening your buttocks and lifting your hips off the floor.'
  17. 'Their backsides, hips and thighs are also larger.'
  18. 'If you're a bit heavy and feel that a tapered hem makes your hips or upper thighs look bigger, try a straight leg style instead.'
  19. 'If you carry most of your fat around your hips and thighs or lower body, you're considered to be pear-shaped.'
  20. 'Then Lastri related how customers would frequently touch or brush against her hips and buttocks.'
  21. 'she dislocated her hip'
  22. 'During the course of his examination, you note a mild convexity in the thoracic region of his spine with forward flexion at the hips.'
  23. 'The main joints of the body - found at the hip, shoulders, elbows, knees, wrists, and ankles - are freely movable.'
  24. 'Doctors then found more cancer in her hip, lungs and pelvis.'
  25. 'The small joints of the hands are affected as well as the weight-bearing joints such as the knees, hips, ankles, feet, and neck.'
  26. 'This pain can spread to the upper back and neck or buttocks and hips.'
  27. 'All I remember was a red car smashing in to me, then a sharp pain in my hips.'
  28. 'Ewing's sarcoma usually originates in the legs, hips, pelvis, ribs or arms.'
  29. 'Try to do the following to reduce the stress on painful joints in your feet, knees, hips and back.'
  30. 'Excess weight puts added stress on joints in your back, hips, knees and feet.'
  31. 'I don't know about that, but pregnancy does make the ligaments and tendons in the hips and pelvis looser.'
The sharp edge of a roof from the ridge to the eaves where the two sides meet.
  1. 'One option is to build a coffered ceiling which will raise the ceiling height and allow you to use the hip side as part of the ceiling.'
  2. 'With the possible exception of Feature 1 at Vaughn Branch, all appear to have been vertical walled, with hip or gable roofs.'
  3. 'Start at the eaves of the hip, with a double layer of shingles, and work your way up to the ridge using the standard 5 inch exposure.'


(formerly in the UK) a set of information about a house or flat that a seller must provide to a potential buyer.

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    1. the projecting part of each side of the body formed by the side of the pelvis and the upper part of the femur and the flesh covering them; haunch.

    2. hip joint.

    3. Architecture. the inclined projecting angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end, or of two adjacent sloping sides, of a roof.

    4. Furniture. knee (def 6). adjective

    5. (especially of a garment) extending to the hips; hiplength: hip boots. verb (used with object), hipped, hipping.

    6. (especia

    More examples(as adjective)

    "trailers can be hip to statuses."

    "replacements can be hip."

    "injuries can be hip."

    "hops can be hip."

    "fractures can be hip."

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    (hip)Abbreviation of home information pack.


    be joined at the hip
    on the hip