Definition of channel-hopper in English:



  • See channel-hop

    • ‘Now you can have 200 channels and nothing on - a flourishing of pointless choice that leads to attention-deficit viewing, the nervous tic of the channel-hopper who can't concentrate for more than a few seconds at a time.’
    • ‘Their romance was as on and off as a channel-hopper's TV viewing habits.’
    • ‘Claims that BBC4 has achieved 5% viewing figures are based on Enron-style accounting, whereby any channel-hopper who spends three consecutive minutes per week there is counted in.’
    • ‘They must get a great many viewers simply through channel-hoppers.’
    • ‘Anybody stuck in last night for example, would have needed to be a channel-hopper of Olympian standards to navigate the sea of mediocre programming.’