Associations to the word «Grasshopper»


GRASSHOPPER, noun. A herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances.
GRASSHOPPER, noun. A cocktail made with crème de menthe and optionally with creme de cacao.
GRASSHOPPER, noun. (figuratively) a young student in initial stages of training who has been chosen on account of their obvious talent
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.
GRASSHOPPER PIE, noun. A kind of mint and chocolate pie, served chilled.
GRASSHOPPER PIES, noun. Plural of grasshopper pie

Dictionary definition

GRASSHOPPER, noun. Terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping.
GRASSHOPPER, noun. A cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao).

Wise words

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