Associations to the word «Hopkins»


HOPKINS, proper noun. An English, Irish and Welsh patronymic surname​.

Dictionary definition

HOPKINS, noun. United States educator and theologian (1802-1887).
HOPKINS, noun. United States financier and philanthropist who left money to found the university and hospital that bear his name in Baltimore (1795-1873).
HOPKINS, noun. English poet (1844-1889).
HOPKINS, noun. English biochemist who did pioneering work that led to the discovery of vitamins (1861-1947).
HOPKINS, noun. Welsh film actor (born in 1937).

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope