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1hopscotch

noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

: a child's game in which players hop through a series of squares drawn on the ground

Full Definition of HOPSCOTCH

:  a child's game in which a player tosses an object (as a stone) into areas of a figure outlined on the ground and hops through the figure and back to regain the object
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Origin of HOPSCOTCH

1hop + 2scotch (line, score)
First Known Use: 1801

2hopscotch

verb

: to move from one place to another

Full Definition of HOPSCOTCH

intransitive verb
:  to move as if by hopping <hopscotched across Europe>

Examples of HOPSCOTCH

  1. The tour hopscotched from city to city.
  2. We hopscotched across the country.

First Known Use of HOPSCOTCH

1918
HOPSCOTCH Defined for Kids

hopscotch

noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Definition of HOPSCOTCH for Kids

:  a game in which a player tosses a stone into sections of a figure drawn on the ground and hops through the figure and back to pick up the stone

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