hip-shot

hip-shot

adj
(Veterinary Science) US (esp of a horse) having a dislocated hip
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But if meaning comes, as Sontag suggests, from the "odd angle" or "the poetry of the turned back," Ai's oblique, hip-shot approach to his subjects carries with it a push-back, both pictorial and attitudinal, to any sense of the staging of social order.
Jack Hawkins--retired Navy sharpshooter, laconic southern gentleman and one-half of the gunsmithing staff of Dixie Shooter's Supply--stood sweat-drenched in the Carolina sun and eyeballed yet another hip-shot silhouette.
Another trotted in from a favorable angle, so close I could almost have hip-shot him, except that with my baggy camo gloves I couldn't push off the safety of the unfamiliar rifle.