joined at the hip

This page is about the idiom joined at the hip.

Meaning: If two people or things are joined at the hip, they're so closely linked as to be almost inseparable.

For example:

  • Kim and Meg have been joined at the hip since meeting in high school. They're more like soulmates than friends.

  • The two clubs were so closely tied after sharing the same ground and the same staff for so long that they were practically joined at the hip.

Quick Quiz:

We're very much in love, but we're not joined at the hip. We don't have to

a. see each other much

b. be together all the time

c. go anywhere together

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Contributor: Matt Errey