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  Definition of hop
  1. the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  2. an informal dance where popular music is played
  3. twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
  4. informal: travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.; "She hopped a train to Chicago"; "He hopped rides all over the country"
  5. jump lightly
  6. make a jump forward or upward
  7. jump across; "He hopped the bush"
  8. make a quick trip especially by air; "Hop the Pacific Ocean"
  9. move quickly from one place to another
Similar Words: record hop, hops, skip, hop-skip

 

See Also: jump, pass over, skip, skip over, hop on, mount, mount up, get on, jump on, climb on, bestride

 

Hyponyms: common hop, common hops, bine, European hop, Humulus lupulus, American hop, Humulus americanus, Japanese hop, Humulus japonicus

 

Member Meronyms: Humulus, genus Humulus

 

Derivational Morphology: skip, hop-skip, record hop, hopper, grounder, ground ball, groundball

 

 
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