bunny hop

noun

: a short leap in figure skating often to gain speed that is made by hopping from a forward edge to the toe point of the free foot and stepping off immediately onto the forward edge of the take-off foot

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bunny hop was in 1964

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“Bunny hop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunny%20hop. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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