Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hip
IPA transcription: [h'ɪp]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hep, hip, hip_to(p)
    Meaning: informed about the latest trends
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hip
    Meaning: either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
  • Synonyms: pelvis, pelvic_girdle, pelvic_arch, hip
    Meaning: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
  • Synonyms: hip, hip_joint, coxa, articulatio_coxae
    Meaning: the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum
Usage examples
  • Properly exposed him, hip and thigh, I tell you."
  • He didn't even think of it; the .41 automatic at his hip was as much a part of his uniform as his pants.
  • I noted some women among them, dressed from hip to knee in grass skirts held up by belts made of vegetation.
  • Smith-Oldwick fired his pistol twice when he too was struck down, the weapon entering his right leg midway between hip and knee.
  • It simply consisted in drawing the bowie knife from his belt, and inserting about in inch of its blade into the mare's hip, close to the termination of the spine.
  • His left leg was cut off close by the hip, and under the left shoulder he carried a crutch, which he managed with wonderful dexterity, hopping about upon it like a bird.
  • Myerst made one hurried movement of his right hand towards his hip, but a sudden growl from Breton made him shift it just as quickly above his head, whither the left followed it.
  • His right leg had gone into the yielding mass up to his hip, and despite his struggles he could not get it out. A long yellow flame shot out of the hole and almost licked his face.
  • Lieutenant Sandridge turned a beautiful /couleur de rose/ through his ordinary strawberry complexion, tucked the letter in his hip pocket, and chewed off the ends of his gamboge moustache.
  • By this time she weighs about eighteen pounds, and measures the length of a grown man's leg from hip to heel; her dorsal fin measures more than two hand-breadths, and it would take a large hand to span her back.