Meaning of HIP in English


[hip] n [ME hipe, fr. OE heope; akin to OHG hiafo hip] (bef. 12c): rose hip

[2]hip n [ME, fr. OE hype; akin to OHG huf hip] (bef. 12c) 1 a: the laterally projecting region of each side of the lower or posterior part of the mammalian trunk formed by the lateral parts of the pelvis and upper part of the femur together with the fleshy parts covering them b: hip joint

2: the external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides of a roof that have their wall plates running in different directions [3]hip interj [origin unknown] (1827)--used in a cheer "~ ~ hooray" [4]hip adj hip.per ; hip.pest [alter. of

[2]hep] (1904): characterized by a keen informed awareness of or involvement in the newest developments or styles [5]hip vt hipped ; (ca. 1932): to make aware: tell, inform [6]hip n (1952): hipness

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