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French translation of 'hip'

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[ˈhɪp ]
1.  [of person, animal] hanche f
to break one’s hip se casser la hanchese casser le col du fémur
He’s broken his right hip. Il s’est cassé la hanche droite.
artificial hip prothèse f de la hanchehanche f artificielle
to put one’s hands on one’s hips mettre ses mains sur ses hanches
2.  (fruit) fruit m de l’églantierfruit m du rosier
(informal) (trendy) branché(e) (informal)
hip hip hooray!, hip hip hurrah! hip, hip, hip hourrah !
[injury] à la hanche
[surgery, operation] de la hanche

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Example Sentences Including 'hip'

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It turns out there is more to success in fashion than being hip.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Sales and profits at the hip fashion chain have surged.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A night on the town fuses American hip hop with extraordinarily loud reggae and Jamaican dancehall.
The Sun (2016)
And my hip on that side is painful.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Flowers are followed by large decorative hips.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Keep your hips and pelvis stable and try not to twist as you walk, or you could lose your balance.
The Sun (2015)
Lift top leg to hip height then sweep it out in front.
The Sun (2014)
Rest on your right elbow positioned under your shoulder and lift your hips and knees off the floor.
The Sun (2016)
The smaller you want your hips to appear, the larger the triangle.
The Sun (2012)
There's not much that you can do to increase the number of hips a rose produces.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What a good year it has been for rose hips.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
When I did it consistently for six weeks, it really tightened and shrunk my hips and thighs.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Not bad for a man who has had two hip operations.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The former MotoGP star and fans' favourite has had a year out following a hip operation.
The Sun (2013)
Many wore their trousers round their hips, a fashion that began in America when young men were released from custody without their belts.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You might as well just strap one to each hip.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
He said that house prices could be forced up once Hips are introduced next year because fewer homes may be put up for sale.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It certainly puts my hip in perspective as well.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Lie face down with your forearms touching the floor and your hips and legs on the ground.
The Sun (2011)
The dress is far too tight across the hips and thighs, which is where she carries most weight.
The Sun (2007)
The hip hop star backed out of saying anything and quickly did a U-turn.
The Sun (2015)
They provide better mobility than previous artificial hips.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
What they didn't realise is that they were witnessing the birth of modern hip hop.
The Sun (2009)
In the past five years I have had two hip replacements and one knee replacement.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some wild rose hips have already turned orange.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Many women also increase the fat deposits around their hips and thighs.
Sally Gunnell, Kathryn Leigh BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)

Trends of 'hip'

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'hip' in Other Languages

British English: hip /hɪp/ NOUN
Your hips are the two areas or bones at the sides of your body between the tops of your legs and your waist.
She put her hands on her hips and laughed.
  • American English: hip
  • Arabic: وِرْك
  • Brazilian Portuguese: quadril
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: kuk
  • Czech: bok kyčel
  • Danish: hofte
  • Dutch: heup
  • European Spanish: cadera
  • Finnish: lanne
  • French: hanche
  • German: Hüfte
  • Greek: γοφός
  • Italian: anca
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 엉덩이
  • Norwegian: hofte
  • Polish: biodro
  • European Portuguese: anca
  • Romanian: șold
  • Russian: бедро
  • Spanish: cadera
  • Swedish: höft
  • Thai: สะโพก
  • Turkish: kalça
  • Ukrainian: стегно
  • Vietnamese: hông
British English: hip ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is hip, you mean that they are very modern and follow all the latest fashions, for example in clothes and ideas.
...a hip young character with tight-cropped blond hair and stylish glasses.
  • American English: hip
  • Brazilian Portuguese: moderno
  • Chinese: 时髦的
  • European Spanish: a la moda
  • French: branché
  • German: hip
  • Italian: alla moda
  • Japanese: 最近のことに明るい
  • Korean: 최신 유행의
  • European Portuguese: moderno
  • Spanish: a la moda


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