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hip pointer

noun

Definition of hip pointer

  1. :  a deep bruise to the iliac crest or to the attachments of the muscles attached to it that occurs especially in contact sports (as football)



1967

First Known Use of hip pointer

1967

Rhymes with hip pointer


Medical Dictionary

hip pointer

noun

Medical Definition of hip pointer

  1. :  a deep, painful bruise to the iliac crest or to the overlying muscles attached to it that occurs from a direct blow sustained especially in contact sports (as football)




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