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hip

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2 having inside information
  • he wasn't hip to what was going on behind the scenes and was taken totally unawares by the company shake-up

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3 keenly aware of and responsive to the latest developments especially in fashion and entertainment
  • hip fashionistas wouldn't be caught dead in that outfit

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hip

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hip (Entry 3 of 3)

to give information to
  • if you want to get hipped on what goes on behind the scenes at a television network, you should read this book

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The first known use of hip was before the 12th century

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“Hip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hip. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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