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hipped

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[ hipt ]
/ hɪpt /
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adjective
having hips.
having the hips as specified (usually used in combination): broad-hipped; narrow-hipped.
(especially of livestock) having the hip injured or dislocated.
Architecture. formed with a hip or hips, as a roof.
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Origin of hipped

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First recorded in 1500–10; hip1 + -ed3

Other definitions for hipped (2 of 2)

hipped2
[ hipt ]
/ hɪpt /

adjective Informal.
greatly interested or preoccupied, almost to an irrational extent; obsessed (usually followed by on): He's hipped on learning to play the tuba.

Origin of hipped

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First recorded in 1915–20; hip4 + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for hipped (1 of 2)

hipped1
/ (hɪpt) /

adjective
  1. having a hip or hips
  2. (in combination)broad-hipped; low-hipped
(esp of cows, sheep, reindeer, elk, etc) having an injury to the hip, such as a dislocation of the bones
architect having a hip or hipsSee also hipped roof

British Dictionary definitions for hipped (2 of 2)

hipped2
/ (hɪpt) /

adjective
(often postpositive foll by on) US and Canadian old-fashioned, slang very enthusiastic (about)

Word Origin for hipped

C20: from hip 4
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