hippety-hop

adverb (or adjective)
hip·​pe·​ty-hop
variants: or hippity-hop \ ¦hipətē¦häp \ or hippety-hoppety or hippity-hoppity \ -​äpətē \

Definition of hippety-hop

: with a hopping rhythm or motion the rabbit went hippety-hop across the lawn rising and falling in their saddles, with a hippity-hop motion— Laura Krey

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History and Etymology for hippety-hop

irregular from hip entry 4 + hop

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“Hippety-hop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hippety-hop. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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