hip and thigh

adverb

Definition of hip and thigh

: in a fierce or ruthless manner

Examples of hip and thigh in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "As obesity's link to COVID-19 grows, one family that lost 24-year-old daughter diets together," 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, "The Types of Jeans I'll Always Invest In," 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, "2020 shopping: Best things to buy in (what's left of) February," 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, "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

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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 25 Oct. 2020.

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