[ hip-huhg-er ]
/ ˈhɪpˌhʌg ər /
(of a garment) having a close-fitting waistline placed at the hip rather than at the natural waist: hiphugger jeans.
hiphuggers, trousers having this type of waistline.
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British Dictionary definitions for hip-huggers
mainly US trousers that begin at the hips instead of the waistUsual Brit word: hipsters
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