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[hipt] /hɪpt/
adjective, Informal.
1.
greatly interested or preoccupied, almost to an irrational extent; obsessed (usually followed by on):
He's hipped on learning to play the tuba.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; hip4 + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for hipped on

hipped1

/hɪpt/
adjective
1.
  1. having a hip or hips
  2. (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) having a hip or hips See also hipped roof

hipped2

/hɪpt/
adjective
1.
(US & Canadian, old-fashioned, slang) (often postpositive) foll by on. very enthusiastic (about)
Word Origin
C20: from hip4
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Word Origin and History for hipped on

hipped

adj.

"having hips," c.1500, past participle adjective; see hip (n.1)). In architecture from 1823.

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Slang definitions & phrases for hipped on

hipped on

adjective phrase

Enthusiastic about; obsessed with:I ain't hipped on her, sort of hypnotized by her, anymore/ I'm hipped on Freud and all that

[1920+; ultimately fr hip or the hip, ''hypochondria,'' hence obsession]


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