table-hop

[tey-buh l-hop]

verb (used without object), ta·ble-hopped, ta·ble-hop·ping. Informal.

to move about in a restaurant, nightclub, or the like, chatting with people at various tables.

Nearby words

  1. table talk,
  2. table tennis,
  3. table tripod,
  4. table wine,
  5. table-d'hote,
  6. table-rapping,
  7. table-turning,
  8. tableau,
  9. tableau curtain,
  10. tableau vivant

Origin of table-hop

First recorded in 1940–45; table + hop1

Related formsta·ble-hop·per, noun

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