Definition of bar-hop in English:


verbbar-hopped, bar-hopping, bar-hops

[no object]usually as noun bar-hopping
  • Visit several bars in succession, having a drink in each.

    • ‘In Star Wars, Luke Skywalker had to do a lot of droid shopping and bar-hopping before he got to shoot anything or wield a lightsaber.’
    • ‘She runs off, crushed, while Fred and Bob go bar-hopping.’
    • ‘We see him actually enjoying himself while barhopping in the company of young Japanese.’
    • ‘However, barhopping gets pricey, so it's no surprise that those whose annual household income is $50,000 or more tend to drink more often than those whose families get by on less than $50,000 a year.’
    • ‘The New York Times claims that there has been a rise in bar-hopping in NYC itself over the past three months, with more people going to more bars, staying later and drinking harder drinks.’
    • ‘Like Schnieder, Eja TaUmojo, a 57-year-old university instructor, started bar-hopping when she was still underage.’
    • ‘She cuts her hair, goes bar-hopping and uncovers her past, which includes a box of Polaroids documenting all the penises the pair have stroked.’
    • ‘A few short months ago, this mother-to-be was a former housemate and bar-hopping / alcoholic buddy.’
    • ‘I spent a night out bar-hopping this past weekend, something I haven't done in a while.’
    • ‘That night, angry, hurt, and determined to play out Gabriel's no-strings-attached rule to the fullest for revenge, Veronica went barhopping.’
    • ‘He's one of my oldest and dearest friends and we always have a blast together whether we're traveling or barhopping or just hanging out at home and looking at pics of boys on the Internet.’
    • ‘It's just the right size for a night out on the town, and has just the right features for a lightweight communications context like being out barhopping.’
    • ‘Out bar-hopping in Shoreditch tonight, I discovered heaven.’
    • ‘When I go bar-hopping, I expect a lot of joking and fast, witty conversation.’
    • ‘Many of the friends he was bar-hopping with took one look at the pictures of the explicit male nudes on the wall and left.’
    • ‘Besides, he adds, unless they're going bar-hopping, men generally don't need that much time.’
    • ‘Gone are the nights when Brian Battjer left barhopping in New York to chance.’
    • ‘He likes to go bar-hopping in the evenings, but chooses to do so along Embassy Row where the establishments cater to members of the diplomatic corps.’
    • ‘Which can roughly translate into ‘shopping to drink heavily,’ or barhopping.’
    • ‘Cool bar in a great part of town… ideal for dining and bar-hopping.’
    • ‘Enhanced airflow makes soft shells perfect for all your high-motion sports: climbing, mountain biking, barhopping in Telluride, and so on.’
    • ‘We haven't gone anywhere in close to two weeks, but last night you went barhopping with your roommates?’
    • ‘The chief explained that the stickee and sticker in this caper, Jerry and ex-pal Timothy Newman, were bar-hopping and not surprisingly a bit alcohol-soaked when they got into a fight, which Jerry won.’
    • ‘Young hipsters, bar-hopping in their off-duty hours, smoking like beagle puppies in a tobacco company laboratory, more than a bit reckless, they're actually looking for all the stimulants going.’
    • ‘There are so many different places for entertainment, like the Jamaican Club, but also jazz, and rock, so you can just go bar-hopping.’
    • ‘I learned the next day Elsa and her French boyfriend, Pierre, had gone bar-hopping on Patong Road with Bhoo and Jiap.’
    • ‘Last night I went barhopping with (amongst others) a guy whom I went to school with from kindergarten-4th grade, and haven't seen since.’
    • ‘Seems the fake Brad was barhopping through the stunned Midwestern nightlife with a bevy of bodyguards, garbed in a black cowboy hat and goatee.’
    • ‘Alissa took the jug bar-hopping, at least until the manager of one tavern called police to report it stolen.’
    • ‘It was getting quite dark, which really set the atmosphere for the barhopping.’
    • ‘‘London-on-Sea’, as Brighton is often known, offers a wide choice of activities, from shopping and bar-hopping to high culture.’
    • ‘So when the channel decided to make its own series about barhopping twentysomethings and their complex love lives, those familiar skyscrapers proved hard to resist.’
    • ‘His opinions are formed out of nicotine and late-night barhopping.’