hipped
I. adjective Date: 1508 1. having hips especially of a specified kind — often used in combination <
a broad-hipped person
>
2. constructed with hips <
a hipped roof
>
II. adjective Etymology: hip hypochondria Date: circa 1710 depressed III. adjective Etymology: 5hip Date: 1920 extremely absorbed or interested <
hipped on astrology
>

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  • hipped — adj. 1. having hips; or, having hips of a specified type; used in combination; as, wide hipped. [WordNet sense 1] [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Architecture) peaked and having sloping ends rather than gables; of roofs; as, a hipped roof has sloping ends… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hipped — hipped1 [hipt] adj. 1. having hips of a specified kind [slim hipped] 2. having the hip dislocated: said esp. of horses, cows, etc. 3. Archit. having a hip or hips [a hipped roof] hipped2 [hipt] adj. [< HYP(OCHONDRIA) …   English World dictionary

  • Hipped — Hipped, Hippish Hip pish, a. [From 5th {Hip}.] Somewhat hypochondriac; melancholy. See {Hyppish}. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] When we are hipped or in high spirits. R. L. Stevenson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hipped — hipt adj having hips esp. of a specified kind often used in combination <broad hipped> …   Medical dictionary

  • hipped — having hips, c.1500, pp. adj.; see HIP (Cf. hip) (n.1)). In architecture from 1823 …   Etymology dictionary

  • -hipped — hipped1 «hihpt», adjective. Architecture. formed with hips: »a hipped roof. hipped2 «hihpt», adjective. 1. U.S. Slang. having the mind full of a certain subject; obsessed: »He s all hipped on building his own radio. 2. Informal. depr …   Useful english dictionary

  • hipped — hipped1 /hipt/, adj. 1. having hips. 2. having the hips as specified (usually used in combination): broad hipped; narrow hipped. 3. (esp. of livestock) having the hip injured or dislocated. 4. Archit. formed with a hip or hips, as a roof. [1500… …   Universalium

  • hipped — I [[t]hɪpt[/t]] adj. having the hips as specified (usu. used in combination): narrow hipped[/ex] • Etymology: 1500–10 II hipped [[t]hɪpt[/t]] adj. Informal. inf greatly interested or preoccupied, often to an excessive degree (usu. fol. by on): to …   From formal English to slang

  • hipped — I. /hɪpt/ (say hipt) adjective 1. having hips: *Hey Harry, cop that broad hipped bird in the lounge, she brings me right on. –bluey, 1975. 2. Architecture formed with a hip or hips, as a roof. {hip1 + ed3} II. /hɪpt/ (say hipt) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hipped — Hip Hip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hipping}.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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