bed-hopped; bed-hopping; bed-hops

intransitive verb

: sleep around
not one to bed-hop

Examples of bed-hop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Why have we been glued for so long to the idea that moms and grandmas grow frigid with age while grandpas keep hopping beds until death, with some of these bed-hops being the cause of their untimely demise? Maitland Ward, Rolling Stone, 23 July 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bed-hop was in 1943

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Cite this Entry

“Bed-hop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bed-hop. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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