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English definition of “hop”

hop

verb     /hɒp/ US  /hɑːp/ (-pp-)
C2 [I] to jump on one foot or to move about in this way: I tried to hop on my good foot while holding onto Jim.JumpingBouncing C1 [I + adv/prep] informal to go somewhere quickly or to get into or out of a vehicle quickly: We hopped over to Bruges for the weekend. I hopped on the bus at the traffic lights.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and activeBoarding and alighting from modes of transport C2 [I] If a small animal, bird, or insect hops, it moves by jumping on all or two of its feet at the same time: The rabbit/bird hopped across the grass.JumpingBouncing
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