island-hop

verb
is·​land-hop | \ ˈī-lənd-ˌhäp How to pronounce island-hop (audio) \
island-hopped; island-hopping; island-hops

Definition of island-hop

intransitive verb

: to travel from island to island in a chain

First Known Use of island-hop

1944, in the meaning defined above

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