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Hop-skip   /hɑp-skɪp/   Listen
Hop-skip

verb
1.
Jump lightly.  Synonyms: hop, skip.






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"Hop-skip" Quotes from Famous Books



... woollen jackets and wadded sacks, and put comforters round their necks, and a pair of striped gaiters on each little pair of legs, and worsted mittens on their hands, and gave them a kiss apiece, by way of a spell to keep away Jack Frost. Forth sallied the two children, with a hop-skip-and-jump, that carried them at once into the very heart of a huge snow-drift, whence Violet emerged like a snow-bunting, while little Peony floundered out with his round face in full bloom. Then what a merry time had they! To look at them, frolicking in the wintry garden, you would ...
— The Snow Image • Nathaniel Hawthorne



Words linked to "Hop-skip" :   hop, skip, spring, leap, jump, bound



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