1.The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
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.
3.(Engin) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
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
(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
to have or get the advantage of; - a figure probably derived from wresting.
To smite hip and thigh
to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly.
- Shak.
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Hipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hipping.]
2.To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
3.To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
Hipped roof
See Hip roof, under Hip.
n.1.(Bot.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip.
Hip tree
(Bot.) the dog-rose.
interj.1.Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
n.1.See Hyp, n.
a.1.Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; - same as hep.
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.
Noun1.hip - either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
2.Hiphip - the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
3.hip - the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
4.Hiphip - the fruit of a rose plant
Synonyms: rose hip, rosehip
Adj.1.hip - informed about the latest trends
Synonyms: hep, hip to
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Translate Hip to Spanish, Translate Hip to German, Translate Hip to French
hinge joint
hinge on
hinge upon
hinging post
-- Hip --
hip bath
Hip bone
hip boot
hip boots
Hip girdle
hip joint
Hip knob
Hip lock
Hip molding
hip pad
hip pocket
Hip rafter
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