ta·​ble-hop ˈtā-bəl-ˌhäp How to pronounce table-hop (audio)
table-hopped; table-hopping; table-hops

intransitive verb

: to move from table to table (as in a restaurant) in order to chat with friends
table-hopper noun

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of table-hop was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Table-hop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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