from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. extending to or just over the hips


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  • Warren Beatty Everett Collection Warren Beatty in "Shampoo" 1975 The Look: L.A. Lothario open-collared shirts, knotted silk scarves, hip-length motorcycle and denim jackets, morning-after "black tie".

    Dress Like an Icon

  • For spring, trench coats and quilted, hip-length jackets come in a variety of materials, such as polished, rubberized cotton, luxurious super-thin suede, leather or pleather.

    Ask Teri

  • Supreme Court nominee dressed in a hip-length emerald-green jacket, black underpinnings, sheer black hosiery, sturdy black pumps, a strand of pearls and matching earrings.

    Elena Kagan goes on Supreme Court confirmation offensive in drab D.C. clothes

  • In Arlington, police said, he wore a tan or light green fishing-style hat, dark glasses, hip-length tan or light light green coat, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

    Man who wore Redskins cap in Md. bank hit suspected in Va. robbery

  • She never rated photographers but co-operated with them well, from the early family snapshots and the pictures of her as a young New Yorker with hip-length hair to this session that yielded the wonderful image of Bourgeois in a black coat like a great bird and with an unreadable, faintly sinister smile on her beautiful ancient face sculpted with the eroded grooves of age.

    Louise Bourgeois obituary

  • The color of a ripe banana, it was hip-length, with a cool belt that fastened snugly at the waist with a brass T-buckle.

    Ann Handley: Sarah and Me: Junior High with Sarah Palin

  • As if Vera weighed only a feather, even with a hip-length cast on her left leg, and a fresh cast on her left arm, too, Papa tenderly deposited Vera on the purple velvet couch that my mother loved to keep for herself.

    My Sweet Audrina

  • When he looks back, he is surprised by the troop of policemen in black, hip-length leather coats hurrying up.


  • Tall and overly thin, all arms and legs underneath a hip-length denim jacket that was too heavy for the hot afternoon and bulky along one side—


  • Over this went a hip-length vest woven with a pattern of owl feathers, buttoned with amber toggles.

    Elephant in the City


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