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Definition of '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
       Synonyms: pelvis pelvic girdle pelvic arch
  3. the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
       Synonyms: hip joint coxa articulatio coxae
  4. the fruit of a rose plant
       Synonyms: rose hip rosehip


  1. informed about the latest trends
       Synonyms: hep hip to

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