hip and thigh


: in a fierce or ruthless manner

Examples of hip and thigh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These white jeans fit the bill, thanks to an easy fit through the hip and thigh and a comfortable straight leg. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 20 Apr. 2024 The straight-leg jeans are designed in soft cotton denim, with a 10-inch rise that hits right below the waist and an easy fit through the hip and thigh. Jamie Allison Sanders, Peoplemag, 18 Feb. 2024 The 89-year-old Oscar winner fell Sunday at her house near Lake Geneva in Switzerland, breaking both her hip and thigh, her agent told the Associated Press. Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 25 Sep. 2023 The cropped style is fitted through the hip and thigh with a small flare at the bottom—just the right height to pair with taller ankle boots or sneakers. Lauren Taylor, Southern Living, 11 Jan. 2024 The Oscar winner’s agent, Andrea Giusti, confirmed that Loren fell in a bathroom Sunday and broke her hip and thigh bone. Carlos De Loera, Los Angeles Times, 25 Sep. 2023 Another telltale sign is if your jeans tend to fit tightly through the hip and thigh. Emily Cieslak, Peoplemag, 18 Sep. 2023 With a slim fit through the hip and thigh that extends to a narrower leg shape, these pants are refined for the office, date night at a restaurant, or even a casual party. Gabrielle Porcaro, Travel + Leisure, 16 Aug. 2023 The jeans are made of 100 percent cotton and offer a more casual vibe thanks to a mid-rise waist and relaxed fit through the hip and thigh. Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 22 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1560, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hip and thigh was in 1560

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“Hip and thigh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20and%20thigh. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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