hip pointer

noun

Definition of hip pointer

: a deep bruise to the iliac crest or to the attachments of the muscles attached to it that occurs especially in contact sports (such as football)

Examples of hip pointer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mookie Betts was slowed for the majority of the season by a hip pointer. Dylan Hernández Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 4 Oct. 2021 Betts was out of the lineup for the third straight day due to a hip pointer, while Turner and Muncy eventually ended up leaving the game after each getting hit by a pitch. Joe Reedy, Star Tribune, 21 July 2021 Taurasi missed the three exhibition games in Las Vegas with a hip pointer but appeared to moving without any issues during timeouts. Time, 6 Aug. 2021 Taurasi missed the three exhibition games in Las Vegas with a hip pointer but appeared to moving without any issues during timeouts. BostonGlobe.com, 6 Aug. 2021 Taurasi missed the three exhibition in Las Vegas with a hip pointer but appeared to moving fine during timeouts. Doug Feinberg, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Aug. 2021 Taurasi missed the three exhibition games in Las Vegas with a hip pointer but appeared to moving without any issues during timeouts. Doug Feinberg, chicagotribune.com, 6 Aug. 2021 Taurasi missed the three exhibition games in Las Vegas with a hip pointer but appeared to moving without any issues during timeouts. Nick Perry, ajc, 6 Aug. 2021 Taurasi, who missed most of the last two months of WNBA and USA play with a fractured sternum and a hip pointer injury, saw the court for 23 minutes in her first game since July 3. Alexa Philippou, courant.com, 27 July 2021

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First Known Use of hip pointer

1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hip pointer was in 1935

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9 Oct 2021

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“Hip pointer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20pointer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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hip pointer

noun

Medical Definition of hip pointer

: a deep, painful bruise to the iliac crest or to the overlying muscles attached to it that occurs from a direct blow sustained especially in contact sports (as football)

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