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  • n  the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  • 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
  • n  an informal dance where popular music is played
  • v  jump lightly
  • v  move quickly from one place to another
  • v  travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
    She hopped a train to Chicago
    He hopped rides all over the country
  • v  traverse as if by a short airplane trip
  • v  jump across
    He hopped the bush
  • v  make a jump forward or upward

  • To a zoologist, the leap of the grasshopper is one of the wonders of the world.
  • Young Arabs are turning to hip-hop to express their feelings about conflicts in the Middle East.
  • Like many suburban kids, he developed a passion for hip-hop that was only enhanced by his awareness that the genre often romanticized bad behavior.
News & Articles


  • Al Sharpton in FOXNews
    He made soul music a world music,Sharpton said. "What James Brown was to music in terms of soul and hip-hop, rap, all of that, is what Bach was to classical music. This is a guy who literally changed the music industry. He put everybody on...
  • Bertrand Piccard in The Hindu
    The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel,said team co-founder Bertrand Piccard, adding that this test flight "the third major step after its first 'flea hop' and an extended flight earlier...
  • David Banner in Ninemsn
    If by some stroke of the pen hip-hop was silenced, the issues would still be present in our communities,rapper and record producer David Banner, whose real name is Levell Crump, said in a prepared statements to a House Energy and Commerce...

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