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adjective & adverbNorth American
1Having a dislocated hip.
- ‘Kamman is compact and moves slowly, with a slightly hipshot shuffle.’
- 1.1[as adverb] Standing with one hip lower than the other.
- ‘This part of the anatomy is fairly flat, without much interior modeling, and the hipshot pose with the weight slung backward makes it loom larger.’
- ‘After closing the door, Partain turned to find her, the scarf now loosened, standing slightly hipshot in the middle of the room.’
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