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English definition of “hop”

hop

noun (JUMP)    /hɒp/ US  /hɑːp/
[C] a short jump by a person on one foot , or by a small animal , bird , or insect on all or two of its feet at the same time : With his feet tied together he could only move in little hops.JumpingBouncing be a short hop informal to be a short journey or distance , especially in an aircraft : London to Edinburgh is just a short hop by plane .Travelling by aircraftAviationMovement through the air
(Definition of hop noun (JUMP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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