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hip

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hip(
hihp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. la cadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Move your hips to the rhythm of the music.Mueve las caderas al ritmo de la música.
2. (botany)
a. el escaramujo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hedgerows were full of hips.Los setos estaban llenos de escaramujos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (trendy)
a. a la última
According to kids in the neighborhood, skinny jeans are hip now.Según los chicos del barrio, los vaqueros ajustados ahora están a la última.
4. (informed)
a. en la onda
It's so embarassing when my mom tries to act like she's hip.Me da vergüenza ajena cuando mi mamá trata de actuar como si estuviera en la onda.
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hip
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (colloquial)
a. moderno(a), a la última (trendy)
b. de onda
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
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hip [hɪp]
noun
(Anat) cadera (f)
to shoot from the hip (lit) disparar sin apuntar; (act without thinking) actuar sin pensar; (speak without thinking) hablar sin pensar
Judges don't have to shoot from the hip. They have the leisure to think and decide.
modifier
hip bath (n) baño (m) de asiento; polibán (m)
hip flask (n) petaca (f)
hip joint (n) articulación (f) de la cadera
hip pocket (n) bolsillo (m) de atrás; bolsillo (m) trasero
hip replacement (operation) (n) operación (f) de trasplante de cadera
hip size (n) talla (f) de cadera
hip [hɪp]
noun
(Bot) escaramujo (m)
hip [hɪp]
interjection
hip hip hurray! ¡viva!
hip [hɪp]
adjective
to be hip (up-to-date) estar al día; (well-informed) estar al tanto (de lo que pasa); estar enterado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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