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Noun: hip  hip
  1. Either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
     
  2. The structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
    - pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch
     
  3. The ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
    - hip joint, coxa, articulatio coxae
     
  4. (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
     
  5. The fruit of a rose plant
    - rose hip, rosehip
Adjective: hip (hipper,hippest)  hip
  1. Informed about the latest trends
    - hep [archaic], hip to, switched on
Interjection: hip  hip
  1. Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurrah!

Derived forms: hipper, hips, hippest

See also: informed

Type of: articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, body part, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, exterior angle, external angle, fruit, girdle, spheroid joint

Part of: appendicular skeleton, body, hip roof, hipped roof, rose, rosebush, thigh, torso, trunk

Encyclopedia: Hip, Hug, Her