Associations to the word «Hip»


HIP, noun. (anatomy) The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.
HIP, noun. The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
HIP, noun. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
HIP, verb. (chiefly sports) To use one's hips to bump into someone.
HIP, verb. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
HIP, verb. To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
HIP, verb. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
HIP, noun. The fruit of a rose.
HIP, adjective. (slang) aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy [from early 20th c., popularized in 1960s]
HIP, verb. (transitive) (slang) To inform, to make knowledgeable.
HIP, noun. (British) Home Information Pack.
HIP, noun. (travel industry) Higher Intermediate Point.
HIP AND SHOULDER, noun. (Australian rules football) A bump of an opponent, using the side of the body, ie. roughly the hip through to the upper arm and shoulder (the upper arm is held close against the body). Such bump is considered fair play, as long as it's not a push in the back, or hits the opponent's head (a high contact).
HIP BONE, noun. (skeleton) One of the two bones that form the sides of the pelvis.
HIP BONES, noun. Plural of hip bone
HIP CHECK, noun. (ice hockey) a maneuver performed by an ice hockey player to take another player out of the play; a maneuver whereby the performer uses his hip to crash into another player, to check their movement
HIP CHECK, verb. (ice hockey) performing a hip check
HIP CHECKED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of hip check
HIP CHECKING, verb. Present participle of hip check
HIP CHECKS, noun. Plural of hip check
HIP CHECKS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hip check
HIP FLASK, noun. A container designed to hold small amounts of alcohol, especially spirits, for personal consumption on the go.
HIP HIP HOORAY, interjection. An exclamation of congratulations especially in response to a call for 'Three cheers for' the person.
HIP HOP, noun. Alternative form of hip-hop
HIP LOCK, noun. (wrestling) A lock in which a close grip is obtained and a fall attempted by a heave over the hip.
HIP PACK, noun. Fanny pack (US), bum bag (British)
HIP REPLACEMENT, noun. A surgical procedure in which the hip joint is replaced by a prosthetic implant.
HIP REPLACEMENTS, noun. Plural of hip replacement
HIP ROOF, noun. A roof formed from inclined, planar ends and sides, joined at their edges to form hips, the longer sides forming a ridge at the top
HIP SPEED, noun. (baseball) The speed of rotation of the hips of a batter during a swing.
HIP TREE, noun. The dog rose.
HIP TREES, noun. Plural of hip tree

Dictionary definition

HIP, noun. Either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh.
HIP, noun. The structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates.
HIP, noun. The ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum.
HIP, noun. (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof.
HIP, noun. The fruit of a rose plant.
HIP, adjective. Informed about the latest trends.

Wise words

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