intransitive verb

: to move or turn with a twisting motion of the hips
the crowd swivel-hipped out of the way at the last moment, and the car sliced through the narrow corridorH. W. Young
the brunette came swivel-hipping out to the curbRay Brennan

Word History


back-formation from swivel-hipped

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“Swivel-hip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swivel-hip. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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