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Definition of Hip

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

Hip Quotations

My definition of hip hop is taking elements from many other spheres of music to make hip hop. Whether it be breakbeat, whether it be the groove and grunt of James Brown or the pickle-pop sounds of Kraftwerk or Yellow Magic Orchestra, hip hop is also part of what they call hip-house now, or trip hop, or even parts of drum n' bass.
Afrika Bambaataa

I will say that there is an inordinate amount of medicine in my novels, especially the first one. There are a lot of medical things that happen. A hip fracture, three different kinds of lung cancer, pneumonia, blood poisoning, and so on.
Khaled Hosseini

My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop.
Kendrick Lamar

Here's Kanye, the great musical genius of his generation in hip hop, but, like, society really can't even deal with him because he's always saying something that people go, 'Oh, I can't believe Kanye said that. I can't believe he did that.'
Ben Horowitz

For years, I've felt like the loneliest brother on the planet. I don't play basketball, I can't dance, and I'd rather listen to Harry Nilsson than hip hop.
Shawn Amos
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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
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