hipped

1
[ hipt ]
/ hɪpt /
|

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.

Nearby words

  1. hipp-,
  2. hipparch,
  3. hipparchus,
  4. hipparchus satellite,
  5. hippeastrum,
  6. hipped roof,
  7. hippel's disease,
  8. hippias,
  9. hippie,
  10. hippiedom

Origin of hipped

1
First recorded in 1500–10; hip1 + -ed3

hipped

2
[ 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

2
First recorded in 1915–20; hip4 + -ed3

hip

1
[ hip ]
/ hɪp /

noun

adjective

(especially of a garment) extending to the hips; hiplength: hip boots.

verb (used with object), hipped, hip·ping.

(especially ofō livestock) to injure or dislocate the hip of.
Architecture. to form (a roof) with a hip or hips.

Origin of hip

1
before 1000; Middle English hipe, hupe, Old English hype; cognate with Old High German huf (German Hüfte hip), Gothic hups hip, loin; compare Greek kýbos cube1 the hollow above the hips (of cattle), Latin cubitus elbow (see cubit)

Related formship·less, adjectivehip·like, adjective

hip

4
[ hip ]
/ hɪp /
Slang.

adjective, hip·per, hip·pest.

familiar with or informed about the latest ideas, styles, developments, etc.: My parents aren't exactly hip, you know.
considered aware of or attuned to what is expected, especially with a casual or knowing air; cool: The guy was not at all hip—a total nerd.
in agreement or willing to cooperate; going along: We explained our whole plan, and she was hip.

noun

Also hip·ness. the condition or state of being hip.

verb (used with object), hipped, hip·ping.

to make or keep aware or informed.
Also hep.

Origin of hip

4
First recorded in 1900–05; earlier hep; of disputed orig.

Related formship·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for hipped

hipped

1
/ (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

adjective

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

Word Origin for hipped

C20: from hip 4

HIP

/ (hɪp) /

n acronym for

(in England and Wales) home information pack: a set of documents that a seller must possess before his or her property can be put on the market

hip

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/ (hɪp) /

noun

(often plural) either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh, overlying the lateral part of the pelvis and its articulation with the thighbones
another name for pelvis (def. 1)
short for hip joint
the angle formed where two sloping sides of a roof meet or where a sloping side meets a sloping end
Derived Formshipless, adjectivehiplike, adjective

Word Origin for hip

Old English hype; related to Old High German huf, Gothic hups, Dutch heup

hip

2
/ (hɪp) /

noun

the berry-like brightly coloured fruit of a rose plant: a swollen receptacle, rich in vitamin C, containing several small hairy achenesAlso called: rosehip

Word Origin for hip

Old English héopa; related to Old Saxon hiopo, Old High German hiufo, Dutch joop, Norwegian dialect hjūpa

hip

3
/ (hɪp) /

interjection

an exclamation used to introduce cheers (in the phrase hip, hip, hurrah)

Word Origin for hip

C18: of unknown origin

hip

4

hep

/ (hɪp) /

adjective hipper, hippest, hepper or heppest slang

aware of or following the latest trends in music, ideas, fashion, etc
(often postpositive foll by to) informed (about)

Word Origin for hip

C20: variant of earlier hep

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Word Origin and History for hipped
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Medicine definitions for hipped

hip

[ hĭp ]

n.

The lateral prominence of the pelvis from the waist to the thigh.
The hip joint.

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Idioms and Phrases with hipped

hip

see shoot from the hip.

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