hip

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Singular
hip

Plural
hips

  1. (anatomy/countable) A hip is the part of the pelvis that sticks out the farthest. It is part of the lower torso.
    My aunt broke her hip when she fell last autumn. She couldn't walk for a month.


Parts of the body (edit)
head ears - eyes - nose - mouth - chin
torso neck - throat - shoulders - chest - ribs - abdomen - pelvis - back
internal organs heart - lungs - liver - stomach - kidneys - intestines - bladder - ovaries - uterus
extremities arms - hands - fingers - legs - feet - toes
sex organs penis - vagina - testicle - ovary
  1. (countable) A hip of a rose is its fruit.
    She took rosehips for the Vitamin C.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
hip

Comparative
hipper

Superlative
hippest

  1. If someone is hip, he or she knows how to act right and dress right.
    Jenna is hip. She always wears the latest fashion and she is fun to be around.

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