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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hop(noun)

    the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)

  2. hop, hops(noun)

    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

  3. hop, record hop(verb)

    an informal dance where popular music is played

  4. hop, skip, hop-skip(verb)

    jump lightly

  5. hop(verb)

    move quickly from one place to another

  6. hop(verb)

    travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.

    "She hopped a train to Chicago"; "He hopped rides all over the country"

  7. hop(verb)

    traverse as if by a short airplane trip

    "Hop the Pacific Ocean"

  8. hop(verb)

    jump across

    "He hopped the bush"

  9. hop(verb)

    make a jump forward or upward


  1. Hop(n.)

    a game or athletic sport in which the participants cover as much ground as possible by a hop, stride, and jump in succession. 2. a short distance. Addison.


  1. hop(Noun)

    a narcotic drug, usually opium

  2. Origin: From hoppen, from hoppian, from huppōnan, from keub-. Cognate with hoppen, hopfen, hoppen, Swedish hoppa, hoppa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hop(verb)

    to move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do

  2. Hop(verb)

    to walk lame; to limp; to halt

  3. Hop(verb)

    to dance

  4. Hop(noun)

    a leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring

  5. Hop(noun)

    a dance; esp., an informal dance of ball

  6. Hop(noun)

    a climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops)

  7. Hop(noun)

    the catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste

  8. Hop(noun)

    the fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip

  9. Hop(verb)

    to impregnate with hops

  10. Hop(verb)

    to gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]

  11. Origin: [OE. hoppen to hop, leap, dance, AS. hoppian; akin to Icel. & Sw. hoppa, Dan. hoppe, D. huppelen, G. hpfen.]


  1. Hop

    Humulus, hop, is a small genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae, which also includes cannabis. The hop is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The species H. lupulus is the main flavour ingredient in many types of beer, and as such is widely cultivated for use by the brewing industry.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. hop

    1. n. [common] One file transmission in a series required to get a file from point A to point B on a store-and-forward network. On such networks (including the old UUCP network and and FidoNet), an important inter-machine metric is the number of hops in the shortest path between them, which can be more significant than their geographical separation. See bang path. 2. v. [rare] To log in to a remote machine, esp. via rlogin or telnet. “I'll hop over to foovax to FTP that.”

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. HOP

    To skip. HOPPER A skipper.

Anagrams for HOP »

  1. OHP

  2. Pho

  3. POH

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Jackson:

    Imagine hip hop and cello. That would be intense.

  2. Brian Solis:

    When you hop apps all the time, Altimeter Group ’s painful.

  3. Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia:

    A soldier told me if you hop up and down on 1 leg it makes you grow taller!

  4. Marlon Marshall:

    If you have just a few minutes, hop on that activate and punish those voters!

  5. Viet Tran:

    It's low-frequency sounds -- like the thump-thump bass in hip-hop that works.

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