"hops" in the noun sense
the act of hopping jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
2. hop, hops
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
3. hop, record hop
an informal dance where popular music is played
"hops" in the verb sense
1. hop, skip, hop-skip
move quickly from one place to another
travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
"She hopped a train to Chicago"
"He hopped rides all over the country"
traverse as if by a short airplane trip
"Hop the Pacific Ocean"
"He hopped the bush"
make a jump forward or upward
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