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Definition of Hip


  1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
  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. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
  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. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
  6. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
  7. The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina).
  8. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
  9. Alt. of Hipps
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Hip Translations

hip in Afrikaans is heup
hip in Danish is hofte
hip in Dutch is heup
hip in Finnish is lonkka
hip in French is hanche, sciatique
hip in Italian is anca
hip in Norwegian is nype, hofte
hip in Portuguese is quadril
hip in Spanish is cadera