hip and thigh


Definition of hip and thigh

: in a fierce or ruthless manner

Examples of hip and thigh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The jeans are cut slim through the hip and thigh before giving way to a wide leg. Nicola Fumo, Forbes, 10 Mar. 2021 Men store more fat around the stomach, which is more dangerous than storing it on the hips and thighs as women generally do. Jayne O'donnell, USA TODAY, 23 May 2020 These high-waisted jeans are designed to fit slimly over the hips and thighs with a small flare from knee to cuff. Taylor Ayers, Marie Claire, 19 Apr. 2020 These super skinny jean stay slim through the hip and thigh and are made with a touch of Elastane for some stretch. NBC News, 21 Feb. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 4 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of hip and thigh

1560, in the meaning defined above

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“Hip and thigh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20and%20thigh. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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