hopped hopped  /ˈhɑpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  2. (n) twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
  3. (n) an informal dance where popular music is played
  4. (v) jump lightly
  5. (v) move quickly from one place to another
  6. (v) travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
  7. (v) traverse as if by a short airplane trip
  8. (v) jump across
  9. (v) make a jump forward or upward

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Usage(s):

  1. When the head barman refused to serve more, Jane hopped to another table, sipped from the glasses of its surprised occupants.
  2. An older black woman in an Obama t-shirt, bright kerchief and big glasses had a view just inside the sanctum; she hopped to her feet and waved her hands like she had just seen Elvis.
  3. The passengers waded cautiously through the cabin rubble, hopped into the rafts.

News

  1. Blanco slam backs Hernandez in M's win - Sat, 15 Jun 2013 PST

    Henry Blanco hopped on a cross-country flight from Miami first thing Friday morning for his fresh start out West with the Seattle Mariners — still a big leaguer as he ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

  2. Blanco slam backs Hernandez, Mariners beat A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Henry Blanco hopped on a cross-country flight from Miami first thing Friday morning for his fresh start out West with the Seattle Mariners - still a big leaguer as he approaches his 42nd birthday in August.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Hopped Up gets tapped in - Fri, 14 Jun 2013 PST

    You might think Steve Ewan named his new Spokane Valley brewery Hopped Up for his love of hoppy beers. Or you might suspect it has something to do with his other passion, for classic and muscle cars. Or the origins of his building across from University City Mall as an IHOP.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Spokesman-Review

Quotes

  1. "It one-hopped me," Hudson said. "It actually hit off my knee. If I had a split second more, I probably get my glove on it."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Tim Hudson Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "I knew it sounded like they hit pretty hard," Franklin said. "I was turning and I saw Duncan throw it and the ball short-hopped, and the next thing I know Yaddy's on the ground."
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: Ryan Franklin Source: USA Today

  3. "He hopped up and got in my face and almost kissed me in my mouth," Randolph said.
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Zach Randolph Source: San Jose Mercury News

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