[ hop-ee ]

  1. (of beer or ale) tasting strongly of hops.

Origin of hoppy

First recorded in 1885–90; hop2 + -y1

Words Nearby hoppy

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How to use hoppy in a sentence

  • Old Man hoppy-toad had locked her in the kitchen so she would have to bake lots and lots of pancakes for him.

    Friendly Fairies | Johnny Gruelle
  • Billy Bumblebee peeped through a chink in a window, and saw a hoppy-toad with his mouth full of pancakes.

    Friendly Fairies | Johnny Gruelle
  • So Old Man hoppy-toad had to pack up all his things in a red handkerchief and hustle out of town.

    Friendly Fairies | Johnny Gruelle
  • Old Man hoppy-toad came to the door with a pancake in each hand and another large one in his mouth.

    Friendly Fairies | Johnny Gruelle
  • hoppy was the keeper of the reservoir, a one-legged Irishman with a crutch.

    Hints to Pilgrims | Charles Stephen Brooks