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adjective Informal.
  1. 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

First recorded in 1915–20; hip4 + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for hipped on


    1. having a hip or hips
    2. (in combination)broad-hipped; low-hipped
  1. (esp of cows, sheep, reindeer, elk, etc) having an injury to the hip, such as a dislocation of the bones
  2. architect having a hip or hipsSee also hipped roof
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  1. (often postpositive foll by on) US and Canadian old-fashioned, slang very enthusiastic (about)
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Word Origin

C20: from hip 4
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Word Origin and History for hipped on



"having hips," c.1500, past participle adjective; see hip (n.1)). In architecture from 1823.

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