Urban Word of the Day

April 29, 2007: hip replacement

The process of introducing a formerly [cool] person to a product or idea that attempts to make them cool again. Reinventing an individuals public persona through assocation or action.

Joe just had a hip replacement – he ditched his 20 year old CD Walkman for a new IPod.

Quentin Tarrantino gave John Travolta a ‘hip replacement’ with Pulp Fiction.


Good one.  I think my wardrobe is in dire need of a hip replacement.  Except for a couple of things my mother bought me recently I look a little like I time-warped from the 90’s.