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Definition of Hop


  1. To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.
  2. To walk lame; to limp; to halt.
  3. To dance.
  4. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring.
  5. A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball.
  6. A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops).
  7. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste.
  8. The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip.
  9. To impregnate with hops.
  10. To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form Hopping, vb. n.]
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Hop Translations

hop in Dutch is hinkelen
hop in German is Etappe
hop in Norwegian is humle, hoppe, hopp
hop in Swedish is humle, hoppa, skutt, dans, hopp