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Definition of HIP

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Hip \Hip\, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h["u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h["o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] [1913 Webster]
     1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle. [1913 Webster]

     2. (Arch.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Engin) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord. --Waddell. [1913 Webster]

     {Hip bone} (Anat.), the innominate bone; -- called also {haunch bone} and {huckle bone}.

     {Hip girdle} (Anat.), the pelvic girdle.

     {Hip joint} (Anat.), the articulation between the thigh bone and hip bone.

     {Hip knob} (Arch.), a finial, ball, or other ornament at the intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.

     {Hip molding} (Arch.), a molding on the hip of a roof, covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing.

     {Hip rafter} (Arch.), the rafter extending from the wall plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof.

     {Hip roof}, {Hipped roof} (Arch.), a roof having sloping ends and sloping sides. See {Hip}, n., 2., and {Hip}, v. t., 3.


     {Hip tile}, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof.

     {To catch upon the hip}, or {To have on the hip}, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. --Shak.

     {To smite hip and thigh}, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. --Judg. xv. 8. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hip \Hip\, interj.
     Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra! Hip

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hip \Hip\, or Hipps \Hipps\, n.
     See {Hyp}, n. [Colloq.]
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

hip \hip\, a.
     1. Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; -- same as {hep}.

     Syn: tuned in.
          [PJC]

     2. Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it;
        -- used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hip \Hip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hipping}.]
     1. 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. [1913 Webster]

     2. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock). [1913 Webster]

     3. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
        [1913 Webster]

     {Hipped roof}. See {Hip roof}, under {Hip}.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Hip \Hip\, n. [OE. hepe, AS. he['o]pe; cf. OHG. hiufo a bramble bush.] (Bot.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose ({Rosa canina}); called also {rose hip}. [Written also {hop}, {hep}.] [1913 Webster]

     {Hip tree} (Bot.), the dog-rose.
        [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

103 Moby Thesaurus words for "hip":
     all the rage, all the thing, ankle, articulation, backside, bank, beam, behind, border, boundary, broadside, butt, buttocks, cervix, cheek, chop, clinch, closure, coast, connecting link, connecting rod, connection, coupling, croup, crupper, current, dovetail, elbow, embrace, fashionable, flank, gliding joint, go-go, groovy, hand, handedness, haunch, haunches, hep, hind end, hinge, hinged joint, in fashion, in style, in vogue, interface, into, join, joining, joint, jowl, juncture, knee, knuckle, laterality, link, many-sidedness, miter, mod, modern, mortise, multilaterality, nates, neck, new, newfashioned, on the beam, pivot, pivot joint, planking, popular, posterior, prevalent, profile, quarter, rabbet, really into, rear, rear end, rump, scarf, seam, shore, shoulder, side, siding, smart, stitch, suture, symphysis, temple, tie rod, toggle, toggle joint, trendy, unilaterality, union, up-to-date, up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, weld, with it, wrist


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