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English adjective: hip

1. hip informed about the latest trends


Synonymshep, hip to


Similarinformed


Domain usagecolloquialism


Antonymsuninformed


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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