hop

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
hop

Plural
hops

  1. (countable) A hop is a small jump.
    Make a hop over the fence and a skip over the brook.

Related words[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
hop

Third-person singular
hops

Past tense
hopped

Past participle
hopped

Present participle
hopping

  1. (intransitive) If you hop that means you make a small jump; often on one foot.
    It's good exercise to hop on one foot.
  2. (transitive) To hop is to suddenly get on a bus, boat, train, or plane.
    I hopped on a train just in time.