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
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British Dictionary definitions for hipped-on (1 of 2)

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

British Dictionary definitions for hipped-on (2 of 2)

hipped

2
/ (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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Word Origin and History for hipped-on

hipped


adj.

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

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