Definition of hip pocket in English:

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hip pocket

Pronunciation:

noun

A pocket in the back of a pair of trousers.
Example sentences
  • She lifted her chin defiantly, shoving her hands into the hip pockets of her jeans.
  • ‘Okay, that's it,’ Jeremiah said, stepping back and wiping his hands on a rag he had tucked in the hip pocket of his jeans.
  • He stuffed Marisa's bikini top into his hip pocket and continued forward.

Phrases

in someone's hip pocket

North American Completely under someone’s control.
Example sentences
  • Every defense attorney has it in their hip pocket, and they're using it.
  • If you want to get someone in your hip pocket, the way to do it is to induce a tremendous amount of anxiety and become the agent who relieves that sense of anxiety.
  • Your Father Adrian has them in his hip pocket.
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