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Hip meaning

hip - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. informed about the latest trends
  2. 2. 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.
  3. 3. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. To throw ( one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling ( technically called cross buttock).
  6. 6. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
  7. 7. The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog- rose ( Rosa canina).
  8. 8. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
  9. 9. Alt. of Hipps
  10. 10. The haunch; joining of the thigh to the trunk.

hip - examples of usage

  1. See Hip, the fruit of the dog- rose.
  2. First he drew the pistol from his hip pocket, laying it carefully on the floor and within reach of his hand.
  3. I thought he had poor old dad on the hip when he accused the employer of holding up the war, too.
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