Entry from US English dictionary
A waterproof boot that reaches the hip.
- It will be a good idea to wear hip boots and take care of cuts and scrapes before the toxic slush turns them into festering sores.
- You can buy a camouflage hip boot set from L.L. Bean, or find an appropriate set at any fine sporting goods store near you.
- Oh, when I got seriously into waterfowling 35 years or so ago, all waders and hip boots were made of vulcanized rubber.
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Syllabification: hip boot
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