What does Grasshopper mean?

Definitions for Grasshopperˈgræsˌhɒp ər, ˈgrɑs-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Grasshopper.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grasshopper, hopper(noun)

    terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

  2. grasshopper(noun)

    a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao)


  1. Grasshopper(n.)

    (Mil.) An antipersonnel mine that jumps from the ground to body height when activated, and explodes, hurling metal fragments over a wide area.

  2. Grasshopper(n.)

    A mixed alcoholic beverage containing cr

  3. Grasshopper(n.)

    (Zool.) Any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families Acridid


  1. grasshopper(Noun)

    A herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances.

  2. grasshopper(Noun)

    A cocktail made with cru00E8me de menthe and optionally with creme de cacao.

  3. grasshopper(Noun)

    a young student in initial stages of training who has been chosen on account of their obvious talent

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grasshopper(noun)

    any jumping, orthopterous insect, of the families Acrididae and Locustidae. The species and genera are very numerous. The former family includes the Western grasshopper or locust (Caloptenus spretus), noted for the great extent of its ravages in the region beyond the Mississippi. In the Eastern United States the red-legged (Caloptenus femurrubrum and C. atlanis) are closely related species, but their ravages are less important. They are closely related to the migratory locusts of the Old World. See Locust

  2. Grasshopper(noun)

    in ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key; -- called also the hopper


  1. Grasshopper

    The grasshopper is an insect of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera. To distinguish it from bush crickets or katydids, it is sometimes referred to as the short-horned grasshopper. Species that change colour and behaviour at high population densities are called locusts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grasshopper in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Grasshopper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    There are people that are scared of some foods and there are those that want an adventure, let's say you happen eat a grasshopper or worms or a cricket. You have to be open -- there are 60 million people that like this food. So maybe it is good.

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