Hipped-on



[hipt] /hɪpt/

adjective, Informal.
1.
greatly interested or preoccupied, almost to an irrational extent; obsessed (usually followed by on):
He’s hipped on learning to play the tuba.
/hɪpt/
adjective
1.

2.
(esp of cows, sheep, reindeer, elk, etc) having an injury to the hip, such as a dislocation of the bones
3.
(architect) having a hip or hips See also hipped roof
/hɪpt/
adjective
1.
(US & Canadian, old-fashioned, slang) (often postpositive) foll by on. very enthusiastic (about)
adj.

“having hips,” c.1500, past participle adjective; see hip (n.1)). In architecture from 1823.

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