from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
- intransitive v. Informal To move quickly or busily: The shipping department is hopping this week.
- intransitive v. To jump on one foot.
- intransitive v. To make a quick trip, especially in an airplane.
- intransitive v. To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination: party-hop.
- transitive v. To move over by hopping: hop a ditch two feet wide.
- transitive v. Informal To jump aboard: hop a freight train.
- n. A light springy jump or leap, especially on one foot.
- n. A rebound: The ball took a bad hop.
- n. Informal A dance or dance party.
- n. A short distance.
- n. A short trip, especially by air.
- n. A free ride; a lift.
- idiom hop, skip, and (a) jump A short distance.
- idiom hop to it To begin an activity or a task quickly and energetically.
- n. A twining vine (Humulus lupulus) having lobed leaves and green female flowers arranged in conelike spikes.
- n. The dried ripe flowers of this plant, containing a bitter aromatic oil. They are used in the brewing industry to prevent bacterial action and add the characteristic bitter taste to beer.
- n. Slang Opium.
- transitive v. To flavor with hops.
- hop up Slang To increase the power or energy of: hop up a car.
- hop up Slang To stimulate with or as if with a narcotic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the plant (Humulus lupulus) from whose flowers, beer or ale is brewed
- n. the flowers of the hop plant, dried and used to brew beer etc.
- n. Opium, or some other narcotic drug.
- n. A short jump
- n. A jump on one leg.
- n. A short journey, especially in the case of air travel, one that take place on private plane.
- n. A bounce, especially from the ground, of a thrown or batted ball.
- n. A dance.
- n. The sending of a data packet from one host to another as part of its overall journey.
- v. To jump a short distance.
- v. To jump on one foot.
- v. To be in state of energetic activity.
- v. To suddenly take a mode of transportation that one does not drive oneself, often surreptitiously.
- v. To move frequently from one place or situation to another similar one.
- n. a narcotic drug, usually opium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To move by successive leaps, as toads do; to spring or jump on one foot; to skip, as birds do.
- intransitive v. To walk lame; to limp; to halt.
- intransitive v. To dance.
- n. A leap on one leg, as of a boy; a leap, as of a toad; a jump; a spring.
- n. A dance; esp., an informal dance of ball.
- n. A climbing plant (Humulus Lupulus), having a long, twining, annual stalk. It is cultivated for its fruit (hops).
- n. The catkin or strobilaceous fruit of the hop, much used in brewing to give a bitter taste.
- n. The fruit of the dog-rose. See Hip.
- transitive v. To impregnate with hops.
- intransitive v. To gather hops. [Perhaps only in the form hopping, vb. n.]
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To leap, or move by successive leaps or sudden starts; skip, as birds; frisk or dance about; spring; specifically, as applied to persons, to spring or leap with one foot.
- To limp; halt; walk lame.
- To dance.
- Synonyms Leap, Trip, etc. See skip.
- To jump over.
- In cutting rasps, to carry (the punch) with a skipping movement the required distance between the teeth: as, to hop the punch.
- To die.
- Synonyms See skip, v. i.
- n. A leap, especially on one foot; a light spring.
- n. A dance; a dancing-party.
- n. A plant, Humulus Lupulus, of the natural order Urticaceœ, with long twining stems and abundant 3- to 5-lobed leaves.
- n. plural The flowers of this plant, as used in brewing, medicine, etc.
- n. Wood fit for hop-poles.
- To treat with hops: as, to hop ale.
- To pick or gather hops.
- n. In Tasmania, a leguminous shrub, Daviesia latifolia. Also called bitter-leaf.
- n. Same as native hop .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
- v. jump lightly
- v. move quickly from one place to another
- v. make a jump forward or upward
- v. traverse as if by a short airplane trip
- n. 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
- n. the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
- n. an informal dance where popular music is played
- v. jump across
I went and put on a rabbit suit with a fluffy tail for my own amusement … * hop hop*
*step step hop step step hop step step hop step step hop* *slyde slyde wiggle, slyde slyde wiggle, slyde slyde gigglolZ*
As you take great interest in housewifery concerns, I shall send you a recipe for what we call hop - rising*.
Theoretically, Ace could pretty easily clear a baby gate, as he did the front steps in one hop from a standing start yesterday.
This hop is responsible for the characteristic flavor of Bohemian Pilsners (most notably Pilsner Urquell).
(Early '90s hip hop is my own personal textbook case.) 7: 06 PM
I am looking to do something similar, as hip hop is a major influence in my life I want to illustrate my thoughts and feeling on it.
Saying hip hop is a poor excuse for music is so ignorant and really, in this day and age, something an out of touch old man would say.
“It has this rebellion thing that hip-hop is missing now, the thing that made hip-hop hip-hop.”
On the "star quality" front, the tradition in hip-hop is for established stars to discover their own proteges to to manage and produce records for.