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 for Hip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hip \Hip\, n. [OE. hipe, huppe, AS. hype; akin to D. heup, OHG.
     huf, G. h["u]fte, Dan. hofte, Sw. h["o]ft, Goth. hups; cf.
     Icel. huppr, and also Gr. ? the hollow above the hips of
     cattle, and Lith. kumpis ham.]
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     1. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of
        the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
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     2. (Arch.) The external angle formed by the meeting of two
        sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall
        plates running in different directions.
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     3. (Engin) In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end
        post meets the top chord. --Waddell.
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     Hip bone (Anat.), the innominate bone; -- called also
        haunch bone and huckle bone.
     Hip girdle (Anat.), the pelvic girdle.
     Hip joint (Anat.), the articulation between the thigh bone
        and hip bone.
     Hip knob (Arch.), a finial, ball, or other ornament at the
        intersection of the hip rafters and the ridge.
     Hip molding (Arch.), a molding on the hip of a roof,
        covering the hip joint of the slating or other roofing.
     Hip rafter (Arch.), the rafter extending from the wall
        plate to the ridge in the angle of a hip roof.
     Hip roof, Hipped roof (Arch.), a roof having sloping ends
        and sloping sides. See Hip, n., 2., and Hip, v. t., 3.
     Hip tile, a tile made to cover the hip of a roof.
     To catch upon the hip, or To have on the hip, to have or
        get the advantage of; -- a figure probably derived from
        wresting. --Shak.
     To smite hip and thigh, to overthrow completely; to defeat
        utterly. --Judg. xv. 8.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hip \Hip\, interj.
     Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hip \Hip\, or Hipps \Hipps\, n.
     See Hyp, n. [Colloq.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  hip \hip\, a.
     1. Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and
        developments in popular music and entertainment culture;
        not square; -- same as hep.
     Syn: tuned in.
     2. Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected
        socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste;
        exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it;
        -- used mostly among young people in the teens to

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hip \Hip\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hipped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure
        the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to
        produce a permanent depression of that side.
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     2. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling
        (technically called cross buttock).
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     3. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
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     Hipped roof. See Hip roof, under Hip.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hip \Hip\, n. [OE. hepe, AS. he['o]pe; cf. OHG. hiufo a bramble
     bush.] (Bot.)
     The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose
     ({Rosa canina); called also rose hip. [Written also hop,
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     Hip tree (Bot.), the dog-rose.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: informed about the latest trends [syn: hep, hip, hip
      n 1: either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
      2: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower
         limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in
         other vertebrates [syn: pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic
         arch, hip]
      3: the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and
         the acetabulum [syn: hip, hip joint, coxa, articulatio
      4: (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a
         sloping side and a sloping end of a roof
      5: the fruit of a rose plant [syn: hip, rose hip, rosehip]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  103 Moby Thesaurus words for "hip":
     all the rage, all the thing, ankle, articulation, backside, bank,
     beam, behind, border, boundary, broadside, butt, buttocks, cervix,
     cheek, chop, clinch, closure, coast, connecting link,
     connecting rod, connection, coupling, croup, crupper, current,
     dovetail, elbow, embrace, fashionable, flank, gliding joint, go-go,
     groovy, hand, handedness, haunch, haunches, hep, hind end, hinge,
     hinged joint, in fashion, in style, in vogue, interface, into,
     join, joining, joint, jowl, juncture, knee, knuckle, laterality,
     link, many-sidedness, miter, mod, modern, mortise, multilaterality,
     nates, neck, new, newfashioned, on the beam, pivot, pivot joint,
     planking, popular, posterior, prevalent, profile, quarter, rabbet,
     really into, rear, rear end, rump, scarf, seam, shore, shoulder,
     side, siding, smart, stitch, suture, symphysis, temple, tie rod,
     toggle, toggle joint, trendy, unilaterality, union, up-to-date,
     up-to-datish, up-to-the-minute, weld, with it, wrist

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