|1.||(often plural) either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh, overlying the lateral part of the pelvis and its articulation with the thighbones|
|2.||another name for pelvis|
|3.||short for hip joint|
|4.||the angle formed where two sloping sides of a roof meet or where a sloping side meets a sloping end|
|[Old English hype; related to Old High German huf, Gothic hups, Dutch heup]|
|1.||a. having a hip or hips|
|b. (in combination): broad-hipped; low-hipped|
|2.||(esp of cows, sheep, reindeer, elk, etc) having an injury to the hip, such as a dislocation of the bones|
|3.||architect See also hipped roof having a hip or hips|
The lateral prominence of the pelvis from the waist to the thigh.
The hip joint.
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