Definition of hopbush
: a shrub or tree of the genus Dodonaea; especially : an ornamental shrub or small tree (Dodonaea vicosa) of tropical to subtropical regions that has narrow, glossy leaves coated with a sticky substance when young and a fruit that is a winged, papery capsule
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