hedgehop

verb
hedge·​hop | \ ˈhej-ˌhäp How to pronounce hedgehop (audio) \
hedgehopped; hedgehopping; hedgehops

Definition of hedgehop

intransitive verb

: to fly an airplane close to the ground and rise over obstacles as they appear

Other Words from hedgehop

hedgehopper noun

First Known Use of hedgehop

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hedgehop

back-formation from hedgehopper

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“Hedgehop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hedgehop. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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