hip-shoot·​ing ˈhip-ˌshü-tiŋ How to pronounce hip-shooting (audio)
: action or reaction that is quick and often reckless
hip shooter noun

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hip-shooting was in 1951

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Cite this Entry

“Hip-shooting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hip-shooting. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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