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Hop up   /hɑp əp/   Listen
Hop up

Make more powerful.  Synonyms: hot up, soup up.

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"Hop up" Quotes from Famous Books

... we slipped in behind old Booby's back and got up into the gallery, and I slid the winder up easy, and we commenced droppin' peas down on his head. He's bald as a bedpost, you know, and to see them peas hop up and roll off—I tell ye, 'twas sport! Old Booby didn't know what in thunder was the matter at first. First two or three he jest kind o' shooed with his hand—thought it was hossflies, mebbe, or June-bugs; but we went ...
— Mrs. Tree • Laura E. Richards

... "No, indeed; there, hop up into your chair." Polly flew into her own. "Why don't those boys come?" she cried ...
— The Adventures of Joel Pepper • Margaret Sidney

Words linked to "Hop up" :   modify, soup up

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