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hopping

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 feeling or showing anger
  • when he saw what I'd done to his car, the other driver was hopping

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2 marked by much life, movement, or activity
  • by the time we arrived at the club, the place was hopping

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hopping

verb
present participle of hop

Synonyms & Antonyms of hopping (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move with a light springing step
  • a rabbit hopped across the frozen grass

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2 to propel oneself upward or forward into the air
  • the frog hopped back into the pond
  • the bus stopped, a lone passenger hopped on, and the driver continued on his way

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The first known use of hopping was in 1675

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“Hopping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hopping. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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