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hip

noun [C] uk   us   /hɪp/

hip noun [C] (BODY PART)

B2 the area below the waist and above the legs at either side of the body, or the joint which connects the leg to the upper part of the body: This exercise is designed to trim your hips and stomach. The skirt was a bit tight across the hips.
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hip noun [C] (FRUIT)

mainly UK a rose hip

hip

adjective uk   us   /hɪp/ (hipper, hippest) informal
fashionable: The bars in the old part of the town are frequented by hip young students.

hip

exclamation uk   us   /hɪp/
hip, hip, hooray/hurray! an expression that is called out, often by a group of people at the same time, to express approval of someone: Three cheers for the bride and groom! Hip, hip, hooray!
Translations of “hip”
in Arabic وِرْك…
in Korean 엉덩이…
in Malaysian pinggul…
in French hanche, tour de hanches…
in Turkish kalça…
in Italian anca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 臀部, 髖部…
in Russian бедро…
in Polish biodro…
in Vietnamese hông, vòng eo…
in Spanish cadera…
in Portuguese quadril…
in Thai สะโพก, ส่วนสะโพกและก้น…
in German die Hüfte, der Hüftumfang…
in Catalan maluc…
in Japanese 尻, ヒップ…
in Indonesian pinggul, lingkar pinggul…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 臀部, 髋部…
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