from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. hop picking, the practice of picking hops; for Londoners a holiday period working in the hop gardens of Kent.
- v. Present participle of hop.
- n. A shift from one energy-state to another by an electron in an atom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking, or dancing.
- n. A gathering of hops.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who hops or dances. Specifically
- n. A dance; a hop; a country fair or wake at which dancing is a principal amusement.
- n. A game of prison-bars, in which the players hop throughout the game.
- n. The act or occupation of picking hops from the vines; hop-picking.
When they do this I can immediately tell just how far they can go in my dancing -- by giving them what I call the hopping test.
In inland waterways, island hopping is a great way to hunt if you can get in and out.
Meanwhile, The Economic Times reports that job-hopping is back.
"But short-term hopping is not advantageous to the employer or employee."
Job hopping is the new reality if we desire a wealthier economy.
Have you done any faux bo (or any) train hopping, yet?
One of the reasons hopping is so popular is that it really is anonymous.
The dogwood beside our garage trembles as a crimson-chested rouge-gorge* delights in hopping from branch to branch causing a flurry of pink petals to fall and carpet the earth below with sweet-scented confetti.
Yes, surprised myself by being glued to the TV for the duration, channel hopping from the BBC (reverential) to CNN (clearly taking the piss) and back again.
In a world where job-hopping is common Mr. Graham has spent 38 years with Fleishman-Hillard.