hip and thigh


Definition of hip and thigh

: in a fierce or ruthless manner

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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 Lie flat on your stomach with the roller just above your knee to release your hips and thigh muscles. Southern Living, "This Is the Only Home Fitness Product You Need—and It's $10 on Amazon," 16 Jan. 2018 The bites caused swelling to spread past her knee, all the way to her hip and thigh. CBS News, "Mother recovering from copperhead snake bite at Virginia restaurant," 25 Sep. 2017 Perhaps the swinging of the hips and thighs serve to signal reproductive fitness, Neave and his fellow authors write. Daniel Engber, Slate Magazine, "Why did the New York Times fall for a dubious study on what makes women great dancers?," 14 Feb. 2017

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1560, in the meaning defined above

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