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hopping

adverb

Simple Definition of hopping

  • : very or extremely

Full Definition of hopping

  1. :  extremely, violently —used in the phrase hopping mad

1675

First Known Use of hopping

1675

Rhymes with hopping


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hopping

adjective

Simple Definition of hopping

  • : very busy or active

Full Definition of hopping

  1. 1 :  intensely active :  busy <they kept us hopping>

  2. 2 :  extremely angry

Examples of hopping

  1. The boss kept me hopping all day.

  2. <when he saw what I'd done to his car, the other driver was hopping>



1785

First Known Use of hopping

1785


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hopping

noun

Simple Definition of hopping

  • : the activity of going from one place to another place of the same kind

Full Definition of hopping

  1. :  a going from one place to another of the same kind —usually used in combination <gallery-hopping>

1879

First Known Use of hopping

1879




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