hip to

idiom

informal
: aware of (something)
He's hip to what's going on in the jazz world.

Examples of hip to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Attar said the girl needed an amputation at the hip to save her life. Nicholas Kristof, The Mercury News, 6 Feb. 2024 Blunt responded by standing up and posing with a hand on her hip to model her look next to Kravitz’s picture as the audience cheered. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 12 Jan. 2024 Approaching from the side allows the kicker’s hip to rotate, creating more velocity and power, adding height and up to 20 yards in distance to each kick. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 9 Jan. 2024 Roll forward and backward, targeting the area from the bony part of your hip to your outer knee. Health Editorial Team, Health, 4 Dec. 2023 The group goes even further with its sound exploration, adding dub and hip to the mix. Kamren Curiel, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2023 We're still glued together, hip to hip, holding each other up, not covering as much of the floor, but owning & loving the space that's ours. Emily Krauser, Peoplemag, 14 June 2023 As airlines are getting more hip to the travel hack, one of the risks could be the revocation of miles. Ronny Maye, Essence, 4 Aug. 2023 The Breen office was hip to the scam Hollywood always played in the gangster pictures — revel for 85 minutes in the gunplay, fast cars, cool clothes, and slinky molls before exacting a crime-does-not-pay penalty in the last five minutes. Thomas Doherty, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 July 2023 See More

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“Hip to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip%20to. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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