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hip pointer Syllabification: hip point·er

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of hip pointer in English:

noun

A sports injury in which the point of the hip is deeply bruised and painful.
Example sentences
  • There was a lingering Achilles' injury, a hip pointer and a torn tendon in Mourning's right pinkie finger.
  • After Torraye Bragg sustained a hip pointer, Murphy commented on the injury by saying, ‘They hurt.’
  • For strains and hip pointers, the immediate aim is to reduce any swelling or internal bleeding.

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