What is hip?

  • (noun): The fruit of a rose plant.
    Synonyms: rose hip, rosehip
    See also — Additional definitions below

Hip

In vertebrate anatomy, hip (or "coxa" in medical terminology) refer to either an anatomical region or a joint.

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Hip Hop - Authenticity
... suggestions Authenticity is often a serious debate within hip hop culture ... Dating back to its origins in the 1970s in the Bronx, hip hop revolved around a culture of protest and freedom of expression in the wake of oppression suffered by African-Americans ... As hip hop has become less of an underground culture, it is subject to debate whether or not the spirit of hip hop is embodied in protest, or whether it can evolve to exist ...
Hip (disambiguation)
... The hip is an anatomical region and a joint ... It may also refer to Hip bone, in adults one of the bones of the pelvis Hip (slang), a slang term meaning fashionably current Rose hip, the fruit of the rose Hip ...
Hip Hop - Social Impact - Education
... and programs for communities to explore making and learning about hip hop ... studios and colleges now offer lessons in Hip Hop alongside Tap and Ballet ... As well as KRS-ONE teaching hip hop lectures at Harvard University ...
Hip Hop - Etymology
... Hip hop is the combination of two separate slang terms—"hip", used in African American English as early as 1898, meaning current or in the now, and "hop", for the hopping movement ... in 1978 while teasing a friend who had just joined the US Army, by scat singing the words "hip/hop/hip/hop" in a way that mimicked the rhythmic cadence of marching soldiers ... Cowboy later worked the "hip hop" cadence into his stage performance ...
Hip Hop - Social Impact - Media
... The discussion page may contain suggestions Hip Hop culture has had extensive coverage in the media, especially in relation to television there have been a ... years, BET was the only television channel likely to play hip hop, but in recent years the mainstream channels VH1 and MTV have added a significant ... a number of online sites began to offer hip hop related video content ...

More definitions of "hip":

  • (adj): Informed about the latest trends.
    Synonyms: hep, hip to
  • (noun): The structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates.
    Synonyms: pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch
  • (noun): Either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh.

Famous quotes containing the word hip:

    I stir my martinis with the screw,
    four-inch and stainless steel,
    and think of my hip where it lay
    for four years like a darkness.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    Rituals are important. Nowadays it’s hip not to be married. I’m not interested in being hip.
    John Lennon (1940–1980)

    He’s a man who shoots from the hip. And a man who’s hip when he shoots.
    Jeremy Larner, U.S. screenwriter. Banquet master of ceremonies (Pat Harrington, Jr.)