hop, step, and jump

Origin of hop, step, and jump

First recorded in 1710–20
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British Dictionary definitions for hop, step, and jump

hop, step, and jump

noun
  1. an older term for triple jump
  2. Also called: hop, skip, and jump a short distancethe shops are only a hop, step, and jump from our house
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