Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Characterized by an exaggerated swinging movement of the hips.

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  • adj. Having an exaggerated swinging motion of the hips when walking

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Examples

  • A ripping, scalping, torque-wrenching, swivel-hipped snake of a car—and that's just so far.

    Porsche's Magnificent First Stab at the New 911

  • And the weirdest part for me is that this 911 is actually going to get better, when it is already such a ripping, scalping, torque-wrenching, swivel-hipped snake of a car.

    Porsche's Magnificent First Stab at the New 911

  • Dan Neil/The Wall Street Journal This 911 is actually going to get better, when it is already such a ripping, scalping, torque-wrenching, swivel-hipped snake of a car.

    A Work in Progress?

  • If you watch old black-and-white films of football from the leather-helmet days, you will see how well ball carriers seem to slip tackles and break away for swivel-hipped runs.

    Joe Lapointe: Football Helmets As Weapons...Time to Ban the Kickoff?

  • She thrust them up in the shape of a V, then did a swivel-hipped pivot thing and checked her reflection once again.

    The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading

  • Like a cowboy riding a wild horse, he was a sharp contrast to the smooth, swivel-hipped style of Raich in a classic U.S.

    USATODAY.com - Bode Miller disqualified in combined

  • ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR: It's been a quarter of a century since Elvis Presley died and his legacy, of course, still lives on, the songs, the memories, the movies, and the swivel-hipped dance move, not to mention this, the ...

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2002

  • The slow, swivel-hipped walk peculiar to cowboys had become natural to him.

    Calder Born, Calder Bred

  • Waiters in dude-ranch getups swivel-hipped from table to table like wraithes through the mob of gamblers, trays of free drinks in their hands.

    Vigorish

  • In Los Angeles, the swivel-hipped "King" was remembered at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in Phoenix, a new, permanent Elvis exhibit has been installed at the Musical Instrument Museum.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

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