Definition of swivel-hip

: 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 corridor— H. W. Young the brunette came swivel-hipping out to the curb— Ray Brennan

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back-formation from swivel-hipped

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“Swivel-hip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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