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hip in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhiphip1 /hɪp/ ●●● S3 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBAHBHone of the two parts on each side of your body between the top of your leg and your waist 🔊 She stood there with her hands on her hips glaring at him. 🔊 The old lady had fallen and broken her hip.2 HBPDthe red fruit of some kinds of roses syn rose hip
Examples from the Corpus
hip• Harriet met them at the edge of the yard with her hands on her hips.• Mrs Fanning rolled her hips in a droll way like some one trying to keep up a Hula-Hoop.• She had shredded the thing with her hips.• The leotard she wore was a pale yellow Spandex, defining the wide shoulders and lean hips of a gymnast.• Now reverse it - right hand behind your head, left hand on hip and lean to your left.• The physiotherapist controls the patient's balance reactions by maintaining control of the patient's hip and knee.• If Christmas has settled on your hips and middle, it's time to act.• Check that you are in a square position with your hands directly under your shoulders and your knees under your hips.