hopping hopping  /ˈhɑ pɪŋ/

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. His research reveals that job hopping is not an end in itself but something young workers do when they see no other choice.
  2. Here's why job-hopping costs workers: In the first five years of a job, Fuller found each year of tenure is associated with approximately 2.
  3. Eventually, he brought the speech back to his party hopping rationale with talk of Iraq.

News

  1. Today's News: Our Take - Homeland's Zuleikha Robinson Joins Covert Affairs

    Zuleikha Robinson is hopping from one CIA drama to another: The Homeland actress has landed a recurring role on the upcoming season of Covert Affairs, TVGuide.comhas learned.Who are your favorite TV crime fighters?Robinson will make her debut in the ninth ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Devils Lake Journal

  2. Custom Travel Arrangements To The Greek Islands Now Offered By DestinationGreece.com Management Announced

    Custom island hopping travel arrangements to the Greek Islands, is now available through the website DestinationGreece.com the website's management team announced today. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/greek/travel/prweb10856723.htm
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Homeland's Zuleikha Robinson Joins Covert Affairs

    Zuleikha Robinson is hopping from one CIA drama to another: The Homeland actress has landed a recurring role on the upcoming season of Covert Affairs, TVGuide.comhas learned.Who are your favorite TV crime fighters?Robinson will make her debut in the ninth episode as ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: TV Guide

Quotes

  1. "We're getting it every night from different guys," said Alston, who had five assists on Sunday. "We can call a play for Tracy, but everyone is still involved in that play. We're all moving, the ball's hopping."
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Rafer Alston Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "There was one point when they were literally spy-hopping, which is when they jump out of the water and stick their heads up out of the water and they can look around," Panettiere said. "Then this baby stuck its head out and kind of looked at...
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Hayden Panettiere Source: NBC 10.com

  3. Light added: "He was tremendously superstitious. When the score was 111, 222 or 333, David would be hopping about on one leg and everybody in the dressing room had to do the same. We all do it in the committee room. When we do it, we say 'Shep would...
    on Oct 28, 2009 By: John Light Source: AFP

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