[swiv-uh l-hipt]


characterized by an exaggeratedly swinging or extremely free motion of the hips.

Nearby words

  1. swivel,
  2. swivel chair,
  3. swivel gun,
  4. swivel pin,
  5. swivel weaving,
  6. swiveltree,
  7. swivet,
  8. swiz,
  9. swizzle,
  10. swizzle stick

Origin of swivel-hipped

First recorded in 1945–50

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Examples from the Web for swivel-hipped

  • But we'll be moving fast, and I'll swing that boat from side to side like a swivel-hipped fullback.

    The Flying Stingaree|Harold Leland Goodwin