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English adjective: hip

1. hip informed about the latest trends

Synonymshep, hip to


Domain usagecolloquialism


English noun: hip

1. hip (body) either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh

Broader (hypernym)body part

Part holonymarteria glutes, gluteal artery

Part meronymbody, torso, trunk

2. hip (body) the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Synonymspelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis

Broader (hypernym)girdle

Part holonymarticulatio coxae, coccyx, coxa, hip, hip joint, hipbone, ilium, innominate bone, ischial bone, ischium, os ischii, os pubis, pubic bone, pubis, sacrum, tail bone

Part meronymappendicular skeleton

3. hip (body) the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

Synonymsarticulatio coxae, coxa, hip joint

Broader (hypernym)articulatio spheroidea, ball-and-socket joint, cotyloid joint, enarthrodial joint, enarthrosis, spheroid joint

Part holonymischial bone, ischium, os ischii

Part meronymhip, pelvic arch, pelvic girdle, pelvis, thigh

4. hip (shape) (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof

Broader (hypernym)exterior angle, external angle

Part meronymhip roof, hipped roof

Domain categoryarchitecture

5. hip (plant) the fruit of a rose plant

Synonymsrose hip, rosehip

Broader (hypernym)fruit

Part meronymrose, rosebush

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