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hopscotch

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noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Definition of hopscotch

  1. :  a child's game in which a player tosses an object (such as a stone) into areas of a figure outlined on the ground and hops through the figure and back to regain the object

Origin and Etymology of hopscotch

1hop + 2scotch (line, score)


First Known Use: 1801


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hopscotch

verb hop·scotch

Definition of hopscotch

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to move as if by hopping hopscotched across Europe

Examples of hopscotch in a Sentence

  1. The tour hopscotched from city to city.

  2. We hopscotched across the country.

1918

First Known Use of hopscotch

1918


HOPSCOTCH Defined for English Language Learners

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hopscotch

play
noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Definition of hopscotch for English Language Learners

  • : a child's game in which players hop through a series of squares drawn on the ground

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hopscotch

verb hop·scotch

Definition of hopscotch for English Language Learners

  • : to move from one place to another


HOPSCOTCH Defined for Kids

hopscotch

play
noun hop·scotch \ˈhäp-ˌskäch\

Definition of hopscotch for Students

  1. :  a game in which a player tosses a stone into sections of a figure drawn on the ground and hops through the figure and back to pick up the stone



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