Definition of Hop

1. Noun. The act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot).

Generic synonyms: Jump, Jumping

2. Verb. Jump lightly.
Exact synonyms: Hop-skip, Skip
Generic synonyms: Bound, Jump, Leap, Spring
Also: Hop On, Skip Over
Derivative terms: Hopper, Hopper, Hopper, Skip

3. 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.
Exact synonyms: Hops
Group relationships: Genus Humulus, Humulus
Specialized synonyms: Bine, Common Hop, Common Hops, European Hop, Humulus Lupulus, American Hop, Humulus Americanus, Humulus Japonicus, Japanese Hop
Generic synonyms: Vine

4. Verb. Move quickly from one place to another. "The streets hop with crowds"
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Hopper

5. Noun. An informal dance where popular music is played.
Exact synonyms: Record Hop
Generic synonyms: Dance

6. Verb. Travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.. ; "He hopped rides all over the country"
Generic synonyms: Travel

7. Verb. Traverse as if by a short airplane trip. "Hop the Pacific Ocean"

8. Verb. Jump across. "He hopped the bush"
Generic synonyms: Clear, Top

9. Verb. Make a jump forward or upward.
Generic synonyms: Bound, Jump, Leap, Spring

Definition of Hop

1. v. i. To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.

2. n. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring.

3. n. A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops).

4. v. t. To impregnate with hops.

5. v. i. To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]

Definition of Hop

1. Noun. A short jump ¹

2. Noun. A jump on one leg. ¹

3. Noun. A short journey, especially in the case of air travel, one that take place on private plane. ¹

4. Noun. (sports US) A bounce, especially from the ground, of a thrown or batted ball. ¹

5. Noun. (US, dated) A dance. ¹

6. Noun. (computing telecommunications) The sending of a data packet from one host to another as part of its overall journey. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To jump a short distance. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To jump on one foot. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) To be in state of energetic activity. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To suddenly take a mode of transportation that one does not drive oneself, often surreptitiously. ¹

11. Verb. (intransitive usually in combination) To move frequently from one place or situation to another similar one. ¹

12. Noun. the plant (''Humulus lupulus'') from whose flowers, beer or ale is brewed ¹

13. Noun. (context: usually plural) the flowers of the '''hop''' plant, dried and used to brew beer etc. ¹

14. Noun. a narcotic drug, usually opium ¹

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Definition of Hop

1. to move by jumping on one foot [v HOPPED, HOPPING, HOPS]

Medical Definition of Hop

1. 1. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring. 2. A dance; especially, an informal dance of ball. Hop, skip (or step), and jump, a game or athletic sport in which the participants cover as much ground as possible by a hop, stride, and jump in succession. 1. A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops). 2. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste. 3. The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip. Hop back. See 1st Back. Hop clover, the climbing vine or stalk of the hop. Origin: OE. Hoppe; akin to D. Hop, hoppe, OHG. Hopfo, G. Hopfen; cf. LL. Hupa, W. Hopez, Armor. Houpez, and Icel. Humall, SW. & Dan. Humle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hop

hoover up
hop (current term)
hop, skip, and a jump
hop a freight
hop clover
hop field
hop freight
hop garden
hop gardens
hop hornbeam
hop hornbeams
hop it
hop joint

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