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English definition of “hopscotch”

hopscotch

noun [U]     /ˈhɒp.skɒtʃ/ US  /ˈhɑːp.skɑːtʃ/
a game played by children, who throw a stone onto a set of joined squares drawn on the ground and jump on one leg and then on two legs into each square to get the stoneChildren's games
(Definition of hopscotch noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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