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hiphugger

[hip-huhg-er]
adjective
  1. (of a garment) having a close-fitting waistline placed at the hip rather than at the natural waist: hiphugger jeans.
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noun
  1. hiphuggers, trousers having this type of waistline.
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Origin of hiphugger

First recorded in 1965–70; hip1 + hug + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for hip-huggers

hip-huggers

pl n
  1. mainly US trousers that begin at the hips instead of the waistUsual Brit word: hipsters
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