hedgehop

[ hej-hop ]

verb (used without object),hedge·hopped, hedge·hop·ping.
  1. to fly an airplane at a very low altitude, as for spraying crops or for low-level bombing in warfare.

Origin of hedgehop

1
First recorded in 1910–15; hedge + hop1

Other words from hedgehop

  • hedgehopper, noun

Words Nearby hedgehop

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British Dictionary definitions for hedgehop

hedgehop

/ (ˈhɛdʒˌhɒp) /


verb-hops, -hopping or -hopped
  1. (intr) (of an aircraft) to fly close to the ground, as in crop spraying

Derived forms of hedgehop

  • hedgehopper, noun
  • hedgehopping, noun, adjective

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