hip

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noun
ADJECTIVE
lean (esp. AmE), narrow, slender, slim, small

Her hips were still narrow like a girl's.

ample, wide
curvy, shapely
childbearing
broken, dislocated, fractured
bad, bruised, sore
arthritic
artificial, replacement
VERB + HIP
have your hands on, put your hands on

He put his hands on his hips and sighed.

gyrate, move, roll, shake, sway, swing, wiggle

She wiggled her hips seductively as she walked.

rotate, swivel, turn, twist

Twist your hips in your opponent's direction as you punch.

lift, raise
thrust
break, dislocate, fracture
replace
HIP + VERB
move, sway, swing

Her hips were swaying seductively in time to the music.

HIP + NOUN
fracture, injury
pain
operation (esp. BrE), surgery (esp. AmE)
replacement

My grandmother's having a hip replacement.

bone, joint, socket
measurement
flask (BrE)

He took a swig of whisky from his hip flask.

pocket

Don't carry money or documents in your hip pocket.

PREPOSITION
across the hips

She was wearing a short blue dress, belted across the hips.

at the hip

He had his leg amputated at the hip.

from the hip

The gun could be fired from the shoulder or from the hip.

on the hip

She was carrying a baby on her hip.

to the hip

The skirt is slit to the hip on one side.

PHRASES
hands on (your) hips

He leaned casually against the door, hands on hips.

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adj.
Hip is used with these nouns: ↑restaurant

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • 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.] [1913 Webster] 1. The projecting region… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hip — ist ein adjektivischer, ursprünglich in der afro amerikanischen Umgangssprache[1] der USA entstandener Begriff, der etwa seit den 1960er Jahren in einen internationalen Sprachgebrauch übergegangen ist. Außerhalb der USA gilt er als ein Begriff… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hip — hip1 [hip] n. [ME hipe < OE hype, akin to Ger hüfte (OHG huf) < IE * keub , to bend, as at a joint (< base * keu , to bend, bend over) > L cubare, to lie, Gr kybos, hollow above the hips of cattle] 1. a) the part of the human body… …   English World dictionary

  • hip — [ ip; hip ] interj. • av. 1882; interj. angl., onomat. ♦ Marque l enthousiasme, la joie, la victoire. Hip hip hip ! hourra ! ⇒HIP, interj., voir HOURRA. 1. hip [ ip; hip] interj. ÉTYM. 1889; interj. angl., onomatopée. ❖ ♦ Marque l enthousiasme,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hip — Hip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hipping}.] 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • *hip ! — ● hip ! interjection (onomatopée anglaise) Hip, hip, hip, hourra !, marque la joie, la victoire, les félicitations. ● hip ! (expressions) interjection (onomatopée anglaise) Hip, hip, hip, hourra !, marque la joie, la victoire, les félicitations …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hip — noun [countable] PROPERTY home income plan; an arrangement that allows you to have an income from the equity in your home (= the part of your home s value that would belong to you if the house was sold): • The alternative to the mortgage based… …   Financial and business terms

  • hip — Ⅰ. hip [1] ► NOUN 1) a projection of the pelvis and upper thigh bone on each side of the body. 2) (hips) the circumference of the body at the buttocks. 3) the edge formed where two sloping sides of a roof meet. DERIVATIVES hipped adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Hip — Hip, n. [OE. hepe, AS. he[ o]pe; cf. OHG. hiufo a bramble bush.] (Bot.) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog rose ({Rosa canina}); called also {rose hip}. [Written also {hop}, {hep}.] [1913 Webster] {Hip tree} (Bot.), the dog… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hip — Hip, interj. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra! …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hip — inter. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} spec. ripetuto, esprime esultanza: hip, hip, hip, urrà!; anche s.m.inv. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1904. ETIMO: voce onom …   Dizionario italiano

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