Hopping in a sentence

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Definition of Hopping

  • The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking, or dancing.
  • A gathering of hops.

How to use hopping in a sentence. Hopping pronunciation.

And, surely enough, there was a second bird acting almost as was the first-fluttering along, half hopping and half flying through the grass.
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He took his whole family to a hop-field in Kent, not far from Mrs. Athelny's home, and they spent three weeks hopping.
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The Athelnys went hopping in September, but he could not then be spared, since during that month the autumn models were prepared.
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The work was not hard, it was done in common, in the open air, and for the children it was a long, delightful picnic; here the young men met the maidens; in the long evenings when work was over they wandered about the lanes, making love; and the hopping season was generally followed by weddings.
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They went out in carts with bedding, pots and pans, chairs and tables; and Ferne while the hopping lasted was deserted.
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A scarlet-breasted robin was hopping in short spaces upon the grass before her.
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They go hopping and laughing about-and they seem to please the men and to have no end of a good time.
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When the croc's had his dinner and gone to sleep with his front-door wide open, the little chap comes hopping and peeping along close round the edge, and then gets his own living by picking the crocodile's teeth.
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There are two black shadows walking to and fro in the quadrangle, near the statues of the Patron Saint and his sister; and hopping on behind them, in and out of the old arches, is a raven, croaking in answer to the bell, and uttering, at intervals, the purest Tuscan.
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Ashe and the Honorable Freddie began to move across the hall-Freddie hopping, Ashe advancing with a sort of polka step.
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He was gone in a quick hopping way, like a cricket, and the last that Captain Plum saw of him was his ghostly face turned back for an instant in the darkness of the next room, and after that the soft patter of his feet and the strange chuckle in his throat traveled to the outer door and died away as he passed out into the night.
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Very big and brave and strong and important he felt, and very timid and frightened felt little Miss Fuzzytail, hopping after him close at his heels.
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Hopping about like a jet-checker five minutes before take-off time, he made them ready.
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And if we keep on hopping over this field like a lame crow, we'll be plumb outa gas.
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They came singly and in groups, men marching with arms in slings, heads bandaged, or hopping along on improvised crutches, while the wagons and ambulances were laden with the severely wounded.
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Chug-arum," said Grandfather Frog, opening his mouth very wide and hopping up in the air.
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One morning when Mr. Sun was very, very bright and it was very, very warm, down on the Green Meadows Reddy Fox came hopping and skipping down the Lone Little Path that leads to the Laughing Brook.
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When Jimmy Skunk had rolled over onto his feet again there was Striped Chipmunk hopping up and down right in the middle of the path, he was so angry.
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Pretty soon he met Peter Rabbit hopping along down the Crooked Little Path.
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I accessed it strictly via Xnet, hopping from one neighbor's Internet connection to the next, staying anonymous - I hoped - all the way to Sweden.
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Examples of Hopping

Example #1
But, somehow or other, as soon as they came almost to the place where they could reach out and touch one of the birds, which acted as though it could not go a bit farther, the little creature would manage to flutter on just beyond the eager hands of the children.
Example #2
Brother and sister started after the little feathered songster, which was making a queer, chirping noise.
Example #3
This did not surprise him, for he was beginning to realise that he was the creature of a God who appreciated the discomfort of his worshippers.
Example #4
It was a cold morning, and he shivered a little; but he had been taught by his uncle that his prayers were more acceptable to God if he said them in his nightshirt than if he waited till he was dressed.
Example #5
He could throw himself into sympathy with a writer and see all that was best in him, and then he could talk about him with understanding.
Example #6
He had a real feeling for literature, and he could impart his own passion with an admirable fluency.