What does hip mean?

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Noun
  1. (anatomy) The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.
  2. The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.
  3. In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
Verb
  1. (chiefly sports) To use one's hips to bump into someone.
  2. To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).
  3. 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.
  4. To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.
Noun
  1. The fruit of a rose.
Adjective
  1. (slang) Aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy. [from early 20th c., popularized in 1960s]
Verb
  1. (transitive, slang) To inform, to make knowledgeable.
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