Associations to the word «Hop»

Pictures for the word «Hop»


HOP, noun. A short jump
HOP, noun. A jump on one leg.
HOP, noun. A short journey, especially in the case of air travel, one that take place on private plane.
HOP, noun. (sports) (US) A bounce, especially from the ground, of a thrown or batted ball.
HOP, noun. (US) (dated) A dance.
HOP, noun. (computing) (telecommunications) The sending of a data packet from one host to another as part of its overall journey.
HOP, verb. (intransitive) To jump a short distance.
HOP, verb. (intransitive) To jump on one foot.
HOP, verb. (intransitive) To be in state of energetic activity.
HOP, verb. (transitive) To suddenly take a mode of transportation that one does not drive oneself, often surreptitiously.
HOP, verb. (intransitive) (usually in combination) To move frequently from one place or situation to another similar one.
HOP, verb. (obsolete) To walk lame; to limp.
HOP, verb. To dance.
HOP, noun. The plant (Humulus lupulus) from whose flowers, beer or ale is brewed.
HOP, noun. (usually plural) The flowers of the hop plant, dried and used to brew beer etc.
HOP, noun. (US) (slang) Opium, or some other narcotic drug.
HOP, noun. The fruit of the dog rose; a hip.
HOP, verb. To impregnate with hops, especially to add hops as a flavouring agent during the production of beer
HOP A FREIGHT, verb. To travel as a stowaway aboard a freight train on a railroad.
HOP FREIGHT, verb. To travel as a stowaway aboard a cargo train.
HOP GARDEN, noun. (British) a field, fields or farm where hops are grown
HOP GARDENS, noun. Plural of hop garden
HOP HORNBEAM, noun. A tree of the species Ostrya virginiana.
HOP HORNBEAM, noun. Its wood.
HOP HORNBEAMS, noun. Plural of hop hornbeam
HOP IT, verb. To leave; to go away.
HOP JOINT, noun. (idiomatic) Place where opium is smoked.
HOP N POP, verb. (slang) (skydiving) to jump from a plane at altitudes of 5000 ft and deploy the main parachute soon after.
HOP OFF, verb. (colloquial) To alight.
HOP TO IT, verb. (idiomatic) To hurry up, to get moving.
HOP UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to make something, especially a machine, better (faster, bigger etc.)

Dictionary definition

HOP, noun. The act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot).
HOP, 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.
HOP, noun. An informal dance where popular music is played.
HOP, verb. Jump lightly.
HOP, verb. Move quickly from one place to another.
HOP, verb. Travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.; "She hopped a train to Chicago"; "He hopped rides all over the country".
HOP, verb. Traverse as if by a short airplane trip; "Hop the Pacific Ocean".
HOP, verb. Jump across; "He hopped the bush".
HOP, verb. Make a jump forward or upward.

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