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hopping

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adverb hop·ping \ˈhä-piŋ\

Definition of hopping

  1. :  extremely, violently —used in the phrase hopping mad

Origin and Etymology of hopping

see 1hop


First Known Use: 1675


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hopping

adjective hop·ping

Definition of hopping

  1. 1 :  intensely active :  busy <they kept us hopping>

  2. 2 :  extremely angry

Examples of hopping in a sentence

  1. The boss kept me hopping all day.

  2. <when he saw what I'd done to his car, the other driver was hopping>

Origin and Etymology of hopping

see 1hop


First Known Use: 1785


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hopping

noun hop·ping

Definition of hopping

  1. :  a going from one place to another of the same kind —usually used in combination <gallery-hopping> <bar-hopping>

Origin and Etymology of hopping

see 1hop


First Known Use: 1879



HOPPING Defined for English Language Learners

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hopping

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adverb hop·ping \ˈhä-piŋ\

Definition of hopping for English Language Learners

  • : very or extremely


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hopping

adjective hop·ping

Definition of hopping for English Language Learners

  • : very busy or active


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hopping

noun hop·ping

Definition of hopping for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of going from one place to another place of the same kind



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