Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below
  2. (noun, person) someone who hops
  3. (noun, artifact) a machine used for picking hops
  4. (noun, animal) terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping
  5. (noun, act) (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

via WordNet, Princeton University

Origin of the word Hopper

  1. "container with narrow opening at bottom," 1277, perhaps from hop (v.) via notion of grain juggling in a mill hopper. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Hopper

haber, happy hour, hay fever, heaver, hebrew, heifer, hoofer, hoover, hoper, hover, however

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