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Meaning of “hop” - Learner’s Dictionary

hop

verb [I]     /hɒp/ ( present participle hopping, past tense and past participle hopped)
ONE FOOT
to jump on one foot or to move about in this wayJumpingBouncing
ANIMAL
If a small animal, bird, or insect hops, it moves by jumping on all of its feet at the same time: Rabbits were hopping across the field.JumpingBouncing
MOVE QUICKLY informal
to go somewhere quickly or get into or out of a vehicle quickly: to hop on a plane/trainMoving quickly
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