[ hip ]
/ hɪp /
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THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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Question 1 of 7
In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Origin of hyp
Other definitions for hyp (2 of 3)
variant of hypo- before a vowel: hypalgesia.
Other definitions for hyp (3 of 3)
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How to use hyp in a sentence
"The Captain wants to see old Hyp," one of his aides replied.Old Farm Fairies:|Henry Christopher McCook
The hip or hyp, the vapours, depression of spirits, blue devils.
Kaitoi taut' ouk oid' hops exnechthn eipein ou proelomenos all' hyp' auts tou logou ts akolouthias anankastheis.On the Natural Faculties|Galen
Hyp—oh, dear, if the train should be gone—to wait until next day—alone—in Drammen!Norse Tales and Sketches|Alexander Lange Kielland
From the middle of this, perhaps, comes the present name, Hyp-sour-anois.Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II)|Charles Bucke
British Dictionary definitions for hyp (1 of 2)
a variant of hypo- hypabyssal
British Dictionary definitions for hyp (2 of 2)
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