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hopscotch

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noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Simple Definition of hopscotch

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hopscotch

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of hopscotch

1hop + 2scotch (line, score)


First Known Use: 1801


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hopscotch

verb hop·scotch

Simple Definition of hopscotch

  • : to move from one place to another

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hopscotch

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

Examples of hopscotch in a sentence

  1. The tour hopscotched from city to city.

  2. We hopscotched across the country.



1918

First Known Use of hopscotch

1918


HOPSCOTCH Defined for Kids

hopscotch

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noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Definition of hopscotch for Students

  1. :  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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