joined at the hip

Definition of joined at the hip

informal

  1. —used to describe two people who are often or usually together She and her sister used to be joined at the hip when they were kids.

Word by Word Definitions

joinplay joined
  1. :  to put or bring together so as to form a unit

    :  to connect (separated items, such as points) by a line

    :  to put or bring into close association or relationship

  1. :  something that joins two things :  a place or line where joining occurs :  joint

    :  union

  1. :  rose hip

  1. :  the laterally projecting region of each side of the lower or posterior part of the mammalian trunk formed by the lateral parts of the pelvis and upper part of the femur together with the fleshy parts covering them

    :  hip joint

    :  the external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides of a roof that have their wall plates running in different directions

  1. : used in a cheer

  1. :  having or showing awareness of or involvement in the newest developments or styles

    :  very fashionable :  trendy

  1. :  to make aware :  tell, inform

  1. :  hipness


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