table-hop

[tey-buh l-hop]
verb (used without object), ta·ble-hopped, ta·ble-hop·ping. Informal.
  1. to move about in a restaurant, nightclub, or the like, chatting with people at various tables.

Origin of table-hop

First recorded in 1940–45; table + hop1
Related formsta·ble-hop·per, noun
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