Definition of Hip. Meaning of Hip. Synonyms of Hip

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Definition of Hip

Hip
Hip Hip, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG. huf, G. h["u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h["o]ft, Goth. hups; cf. Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.] 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. --Waddell. 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, Hipped 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, or To have on the hip, to have or get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from wresting. --Shak. To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat utterly. --Judg. xv. 8.
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Hip Hip, interj. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
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Hip Hip, or Hipps Hipps, n. See Hyp, n. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Hip from wikipedia

- In vertebrate anatomy, hip (or "coxa" in medical terminology) refers to either an anatomical region or a joint. The hip region is located lateral and anterior...
- The hip is an anatomical region and a joint. Hip or HIP may also refer to: Hip bone, in adults one of the bones of the pelvis HIP, a prefix for a star...
- Hip hop music or hip-hop music, also known as rap music, is a genre of po****r music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans and...
- Hip, Hip, Hurrah! (Danish: Hip, hip, hurra! Kunstnerfest på Skagen[needs IPA]) is an oil-on-canvas painting from 1888 by Danish painter Peder Severin...
- Hip hip ****ay (also hippity hip ****ay; ****ay may also be spelled and pronounced ****ah, hurrah, hurray etc.) is a cheer called out to express congratulation...
- Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the hip joint where the socket portion does not fully cover the ball portion, resulting in an increased risk for joint...
- primary ingredient of hip hop music, it is commonly ****ociated with that genre in particular; however, the origins of rap predate hip-hop culture by many...
- The rose hip or rosehip, also called rose haw and rose hep, is the accessory fruit of the various species of rose plant. It is typically red to orange...
- A hip roof, hip-roof or hipped roof, is a type of roof where all sides slope downwards to the walls, usually with a fairly gentle slope (although a tented...
- Hip hip ****ay is a cheer called out to express congratulation. Hip Hip Hurray or similar may also refer to: Hip Hip Hurray (TV series), a 1998–2001 Indian...