hopping forward to the Llewyn Davis era—we kind of look at that as the ultimate romantic Greenwich Village, or at least I do.
The more he talks, the more he sucks, and viewers and critics have been hopping off the Juan wagon.
Brooks: Here comes Peter, folks, the well-known director of Busting and Fat Chance, hopping down the bunny trail.
Three dogs trotted around the house throughout the day, hopping in the car with Mr. and Mrs. Russell on occasion to do errands.
Chloe—Greek: “young Greek shoot” Chloe is the newest entrant to the top 10, hopping up six places to unseat Hannah.
And behind him Marianina, hopping on and following as best she might.
"I say nothing," rejoined Pash, putting on his hat and hopping to the door.
Then the jackdaw nodded, and hopping down from the stool on which he sat, walked softly over to the door.
Rooks were hopping busily about over the black spots, where the snow had melted.
hopping over these interstices we landed, and were carried up the hill in a dandy.
Old English hoppian "to spring, leap, dance," from Proto-Germanic *hupnojanan (cf. Old Norse hoppa, Dutch huppen, German hüpfen "to hop"). Related: Hopped; hopping.
usually hops, type of twining vine whose cones are used in brewing, etc., mid-15c., from Middle Dutch hoppe, from Proto-Germanic *hup-nan- (cf. Old Saxon -hoppo, German Hopfen), of unknown origin.
"opium," 1887, from Cantonese nga-pin (pronounced HAH-peen) "opium," a Chinese folk etymology of the English word opium, literally "crow peelings." Re-folk-etymologized back into English by association with hop (n.1).
"a small jump," c.1500, from hop (v.). Slang sense of "informal dancing party" is from 1731 (defined by Johnson as "a place where meaner people dance"). Meaning "short flight on an aircraft" is from 1909.
: a hop fiend/ hop dream
[fr a shortening of Cantonese Chinese nga pin, pronounced HAH peen, ''opium,'' literally ''crow peelings,'' a Chinese folk etymology for English opium; in a subsequent US folk etymology this was changed to hop by assimilation with the plant used to make beer, with its suggestions of intoxication]