Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a dislocated hip.
  • adj. Clumsy, awkward.
  • adj. Standing with one hip lower than the other.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the hip dislocated; hence, having one hip lower than the other.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the hip dislocated or shot out of place; hence, figuratively, lame; awkward.

Etymologies

From hip + shot. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His arms were crossed, and he stood hipshot, his brows raised, his chin outthrust.

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  • He stood hipshot, his hands in his pockets, his head tilted slightly to the side.

    Crimson Wind

  • I also never did the John Wayne hipshot kind of crap.

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  • She is leaning against the table, hipshot, dangling a sandal, watching his every move.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • Lida's travel "pictures" seem almost hipshot with one of the new digital cameras, then downloaded into his very personal computer and there manipulated and morphed to reflect his private perception of a Mexico most travelers won't ever see.

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  • You see, it was nothing like a hipshot sneaking up bombing by night.

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  • /Bloovers/T-shirt rolled past, lazy and hipshot, his eyes hidden behind green sunglasses.

    Watcher 3] Fire Watcher

  • She was standing, loose and hipshot, dressed in a low-cut pair of leather pants and a torn black T-shirt with a silkscreen of Rodin's/Thinker/on it.

    Watcher 3] Fire Watcher

  • He looked at the two slab-hipped horses standing hipshot in the small irrigated pasture.

    Deuces Wild

  • Tani leaned on a fence with the middle-aged man, Destiny standing hipshot behind her, and admired the first of the still wobbly new foals.

    Beast Master's Circus

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