hipline

noun

hip·​line ˈhip-ˌlīn How to pronounce hipline (audio)
1
: an arbitrary line encircling the fullest part of the hips
2
: body circumference at the hips

Examples of hipline in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Constructed in cream silk shantung, the veste was sculpted to fit snugly above a narrow waist, then flare into a scalloped basque, which was meticulously padded, stiffened and weighted to accentuate the hipline. New York Times, 25 Nov. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hipline was in 1881

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“Hipline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hipline. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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