hip and thigh


Definition of hip and thigh

: in a fierce or ruthless manner

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From Kim Zolciak-Biermann’s beauty line, this hydrating oil helps break down fat cells in problem areas like the hips and thighs. Kaitlyn Frey, PEOPLE.com, "The Beauty Products Khloé Kardashian Uses in Her Current Skincare Lineup," 27 Aug. 2019 Her body is vast and soft and lumpy, furrowed at the middle with slumping folds of flesh, roughly corrugated around her hips and thighs. Lori Waxman, chicagotribune.com, "A Laura Aguilar retrospective gives turns an eye to her beautiful views of people outside the mainstream," 22 July 2019 For example, Thompson will likely include the lunge exercise to strengthen his hip and thigh (see picture A), with special attention to avoid a knee valgus position (see picture B), which increases stress on his ACL and knee joint. Colin Hoobler, oregonlive.com, "Klay Thompson’s torn ACL: How rehabilitation and return might go for the Golden State Warriors guard," 17 June 2019 And the tribes on Facebook and Twitter posted and tweeted, hip and thigh, to the number of six billion posts and tweets of wrath. Lance Morrow, WSJ, "The Book of Donald," 4 Oct. 2018 Your glutes are composed of three different muscles that work together to control movement of your hip and thigh. Sara Angle, Outside Online, "The Best Glutes Exercises," 19 June 2018 The cuts are looser through the hips and thighs, but avoid falling into dad-jean territory with a cropped and tapered fit. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "How Your Jeans Should Fit Right Now," 18 Jan. 2018 Her blood seeped from her hip and thigh through her white pants; the blood of others splattered there, too. Erika Pesantes, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Bodies, blood, bullets: What Parkland survivors saw in ambushed classrooms," 6 Apr. 2018 The jeans should be trim through the hips and thighs, and skim your knees and calves without strangling them. Jonathan Evans, Esquire, "How Your Jeans Should Fit Right Now," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of hip and thigh

1560, in the meaning defined above

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