Meaning of HIP in English
I. hip 1 /hɪp/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
[ Sense 1: Language: Old English ; Origin: hype ]
[ Sense 2: Language: Old English ; Origin: heope ]
1 . one of the two parts on each side of your body between the top of your leg and your waist:
She stood there with her hands on her hips glaring at him.
The old lady had fallen and broken her hip.
2 . the red fruit of some kinds of ↑ rose s SYN rose hip
II. hip 2 BrE AmE adjective informal
[ Date: 1900-2000 ; Origin: Origin unknown ]
1 . doing things or done according to the latest fashion SYN cool :
McMillan’s novel gets my vote for hippest book of the year.
2 . be/get hip to something to learn about a new product, idea etc:
More and more people are getting hip to e-banking.
III. hip 3 BrE AmE interjection
[ Date: 1700-1800 ; Origin: Origin unknown ]
hip, hip, hooray! used as a shout of approval
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012