hyp

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See also: HYP, hyp., and нур

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyp (countable and uncountable, plural hyps)

  1. (informal, entertainment) hypnotism
    A hyp act is scheduled after the acrobats.
  2. (informal, entertainment) hypnotist
    The hyp is booked through the end of the month.
  3. (mathematics) hypotenuse
  4. hypochondria
    • Jonathan Swift
      Heaven send thou hast not got the hyps.

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Verb[edit]

hyp (third-person singular simple present hyps, present participle hypping, simple past and past participle hypped)

  1. (colloquial, dated) To make melancholy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Washington Irving to this entry?)

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A variant of hip.

Verb[edit]

hyp (first-person singular past tense hypa, participle hypur)

  1. I get on, ride, straddle
  2. I rise, go up, climb into