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hipped 1

Having hips, especially of a given kind. Often used in combination: slim-hipped; large-hipped.

hipped 2

adj. Slang
Interested or preoccupied to a great degree: He is hipped on photography.

[Probably from hip, to make aware, from hip.]

hipped 3

adj. Chiefly British
Melancholy; depressed.

[Shortening and alteration of hypochondriac.]


a. having a hip or hips
b. (in combination): broad-hipped; low-hipped.
2. (Pathology) (esp of cows, sheep, reindeer, elk, etc) having an injury to the hip, such as a dislocation of the bones
3. (Architecture) architect having a hip or hips


old-fashioned slang (foll by: on) US and Canadian very enthusiastic (about)



having the hips as specified (usu. used in combination): narrow-hipped.



adj. Informal.
greatly interested or preoccupied, often to an excessive degree (usu. fol. by on): to be hipped on tennis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hipped - having hips; or having hips as specified (usually in combination); "broad-hipped"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
hipless - having or seeming to have no hips; "slim and hipless"
2.hipped - (of a roof) sloping on all sides; "a hipped roof has sloping ends rather than gables"
gabled - (of a roof) constructed with a single slope on each side of the ridge supported at the end by a gable or vertical triangular portion of an end wall; "a gabled roof"


1 [hɪpt] ADJ (Archit) → a cuatro aguas


2 [hɪpt] (US) ADJ
1. (= annoyed) → enojado, resentido
2. (= interested) to be hipped on sthestar obsesionado por algo
3. (= depressed) to be hippedestar con la depre
References in classic literature ?
I am not about to be hipped again, David; but I tell you, my good fellow, once more, that it would have been well for me (and for more than me) if I had had a steadfast and judicious father
I was hipped to death; and still further, upon my honor, I don't like English horses.
Not so upon those of the unhappy Dammit, who offered to bet the Devil his head that I was hipped.