[ hop-ing ]
/ ˈhɒp ɪŋ /
working energetically; busily engaged: He kept the staff hopping in order to get the report finished.
going from one place or situation to another of a similar specified type (usually used in combination): restaurant-hopping.
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enraged, frenzied, raging, vehement, livid, violent, frantic, desperate, incensed, fierce, frenetic, annoyed, boiling, cross, displeased, furious, hot, huffy, inflamed, infuriated
- hopper dredge,
- hopper frame,
- hopper, edward,
- hopper, grace,
- hopping john,
- hopping mad,
- hoppus foot
hopping mad, furious; enraged: He was hopping mad when his daughter dropped out of college.
Origin of hopping
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/ (ˈhɒpɪŋ) /
the action of a person or animal that hops
Tyneside dialect a fair, esp (the Hoppings) an annual fair in Newcastle
hopping mad in a terrible rage
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Enraged, furious, as in I was hopping mad when they left my name off the list. This expression conjures up an image of jumping up and down with rage. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
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