hops hops  /ˈhɑps/


  • (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


  1. Jerry Ford was asked to go but at 91 he has ruled out long jet hops.
  2. He shuns photographers there is no definitive snapshot of his face travels in convoys protected by armed guards and hops between safe houses.
  3. Road warriors grown accustomed to regional jets on commuter hops flinch at the idea of a turboprop.


  1. Hillsboro Hops: New ballpark has traditional feel, modern amenities

    Hops owner Mike McMurray wanted to give the stadium a 'block party' feel.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Hillsboro Argus

  2. Hops will be ready, manager says

    Audo Vicente pleased with look of his Hillsboro team's pitching staff going into Class A season On Tuesday morning, most of the Hillsboro Hops were on the field — in Arizona, taking batting practice. On Thursday, they will gather as a team for the first time at Hillsboro Ballpark. On Friday, they will play their first game. "We'll be ready," Hops manager Audo Vicente says. "We're going to be ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

  3. Farmers plant more hops across Yakima Valley

    High demand is driving farmers to plant more hops across the Yakima Valley.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KIMA Yakima

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  1. "Then, when it got hard all over the field, there were some pretty good divots. That's baseball," Barmes said. "It's nice to have one of those hops go our way."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Clint Barmes Source: The Canadian Press

  2. "I think the judge was clear that you can't change the rules six days before a caucus," Mr. Obama told reporters in San Francisco. "Any alternation would have disenfranchised maids, dishwashers, bell hops, people who work on the Strip."
    on Jan 17, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  3. "My hops? I can jump better him," Billups said. "I'm 6-3, he's 6-11, (and) barely dunking."
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Chauncey Billups Source: USA Today

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