What does Hopper mean?

Definitions for Hopper
ˈhɒp ərHop·per

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoppernoun

    funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below

  2. hoppernoun

    someone who hops

    "at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children"

  3. hop-picker, hoppernoun

    a machine used for picking hops

  4. grasshopper, hoppernoun

    terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

  5. grounder, ground ball, groundball, hoppernoun

    (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground


  1. hoppernoun

    A temporary storage bin, filled from the top and emptied from the bottom, often funnel-shaped.

  2. hoppernoun

    One who hops.

  3. hoppernoun

    The immature form of a locust

  4. hoppernoun

    An artificial fishing lure

    To catch a big fish, use a hopper that jumps across the pond surface.

  5. hoppernoun

    An escapement lever in a piano; a grasshopper.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hoppernoun

    He who hops or jumps on one leg. Robert Ainsworth

    Etymology: from hop.

  2. Hoppernoun

    Etymology: from hop.

    The salt of the lake Asphaltites shooteth into perfect cubes: sometimes they are pyramidal and plain, like the hopper of a mill. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. Sac.

    Granivorous birds have the mechanism of a mill: their maw is the hopper which holds and softens the grain, letting it drop by degrees into the stomach. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.

    Just at the hopper will I stand,
    In my whole life I never saw grist ground,
    And mark the clack how justly it will sound. Thomas Betterton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hoppernoun

    one who, or that which, hops

  2. Hoppernoun

    a chute, box, or receptacle, usually funnel-shaped with an opening at the lower part, for delivering or feeding any material, as to a machine; as, the wooden box with its trough through which grain passes into a mill by joining or shaking, or a funnel through which fuel passes into a furnace, or coal, etc., into a car

  3. Hoppernoun

    see Grasshopper, 2

  4. Hoppernoun

    a game. See Hopscotch

  5. Hoppernoun

    see Grasshopper, and Frog hopper, Grape hopper, Leaf hopper, Tree hopper, under Frog, Grape, Leaf, and Tree

  6. Hoppernoun

    the larva of a cheese fly

  7. Hoppernoun

    a vessel for carrying waste, garbage, etc., out to sea, so constructed as to discharge its load by a mechanical contrivance; -- called also dumping scow

  8. Etymology: [See 1st Hop.]


  1. Hopper

    Hopper was a proposed European Space Agency orbital and reusable launch vehicle. The shuttle prototype spaceplane was one of several proposals for a European reusable launch vehicle planned to cheaply ferry satellites into orbit by 2015. The 'Phoenix' was a German-European project for a one-seventh scale model of the Hopper concept vehicle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hopper in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hopper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Hopper in a Sentence

  1. H. L. Mencken:

    And what is a good citizen? Simply one who never says, does or thinks anything that is unusual. Schools are maintained in order to bring this uniformity up to the highest possible point. A school is a hopper into which children are heaved while they are still young and tender; therein they are pressed into certain standard shapes and covered from head to heels with official rubber-stamps.

  2. Marilyn Hopper:

    My heart goes out to those people who have loved ones they've lost. I've lost two children Marilyn Hopper and I know what that feels like. My heart really does go out to them. But you know, we have a side too, i'm just so sorry for those people and their loss and my heart goes out to them.

  3. Bill Browder:

    The whole thing is a big sham from top to bottom, this is just Vladimir Putin playing games with Trump and sort of playing games with the American public as well, then throwing my name into the hopper to make it even more interesting.

  4. Wendy Underhill:

    New Mexico's very difficult to change your vote once New Mexico's in the hopper, the deciding point is, has your first ballot been received and accounted for and if not, you may have a chance to go in and say :' I want to do it differently.'.

  5. President Trump:

    Countries come in and they put names in a hopper.They’re not giving you their best names; common sense means they’re not giving you their best names, they’re giving you people that they don’t want.

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    • A. elaborate
    • B. abase
    • C. transpire
    • D. abduct

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