Today's Word is:

hip


  1. (acronym) British Home Information Pack
  2. (Adjective) slang aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy defdate from early 20th c.
  3. (Noun) The fruit of a rose.
  4. (Noun) The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
  5. (Noun) anatomy The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.
  6. The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
  7. The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.
  8. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
  9. (Verb) To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.
  10. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
  11. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
  12. (Noun) The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip.
  13. (Interjection) Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!
  14. (Adjective) Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; -- same as hep.
  15. Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it; -- used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties.
Synonyms:
  • tuned in

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