[ hipt ]
/ hɪpt /
greatly interested or preoccupied, almost to an irrational extent; obsessed (usually followed by on): He's hipped on learning to play the tuba.
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Origin of hipped2
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/ (hɪpt) /
- having a hip or hips
- (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
/ (hɪpt) /
(often postpositive foll by on) US and Canadian old-fashioned, slang very enthusiastic (about)
Word Origin for hipped
C20: from hip 4
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"having hips," c.1500, past participle adjective; see hip (n.1)). In architecture from 1823.
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