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hop1

hop1

 
pronunciation:
hap
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hopped, hopping, hops
definition 1: to make a short, springy leap or series of leaps.
synonyms:
bound, leap
similar words:
frisk, jump, skip, spring
definition 2: to jump or skip on one foot only.
similar words:
jump, skip
definition 3: (informal) to make a short or quick trip, esp. by airplane.
similar words:
jaunt, run, travel
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to jump or leap over with a quick, springy motion.
He hopped the barricade.
synonyms:
jump, leap
similar words:
clear, vault
definition 2: (informal) to get onto or into (a vehicle); jump aboard.
She hopped a plane to Chicago.
synonyms:
board, catch
similar words:
embark, jump
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short, springy leap or jump, esp. on one foot.
similar words:
bound, jump, leap, skip, spring
definition 2: (informal) a short or quick trip, esp. by airplane.
similar words:
flight, jaunt, run, trip
definition 3: (informal) an informal school dance.
similar words:
dance, party
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