Definition of bed-hop in US English:



[no object]informal
  • Engage in successive casual sexual affairs.

    ‘a life of bed-hopping’
    • ‘They've far better sex lives than binge-drinking, bed-hopping twentysomethings.’
    • ‘She comes across as an indiscriminate easy lay, first bed-hopping for the thrill of it and, later, only when it's to her advantage.’
    • ‘More than just another tale about a sleazy bed-hopping lead character who gets his comeuppance, Satisfy My Soul is a smoldering love story with tantalizing dialogue and gritty text.’
    • ‘Charlie's frequent bed-hopping was a strange thing to be hurt by, but every time he did this, Evander felt that pang of pain and disappointment that he never showed.’
    • ‘The 33-year-old actress has claimed the British are all bed-hopping partner swappers, the Mirror reported.’
    • ‘For one thing, it has led to an increase in sexually-transmitted diseases, forcing sexually active teens to think twice about bed-hopping.’
    • ‘Hamish shrugged, not wanting to let her know the real reason behind his bed-hopping ways.’
    • ‘It matters because, despite my feelings for my sister, I know she's not the type to bed-hop… or whatever you would call it in this situation.’
    • ‘Meimei is a successful interior designer battling with infertility and married to an unfaithful husband, while Andien, a bed-hopping wife is also married to an unfaithful husband.’
    • ‘Caviezel is less than convincing in the crucial role of the accused, while Peet is merely annoying and wasted as Judd's ditsy, bed-hopping sister.’
    • ‘Negotiating your way through the flirting etiquette of your average London private member's club, for example, is a social nightmare of bed-hopping, secrets and lies.’
    • ‘Jack used to say that they all loved reading it and they were upset if they didn't get a mention, but with all the libellous mentions and all the goss about bed-hopping and all that sort of thing, it was absolutely riveting reading.’
    • ‘A frustrated Los Angeles writer, who is also a casualty of the bed-hopping Nicole, tells the story.’
    • ‘There's a little bed-hopping, a lot of tears, and, finally, fond farewells.’
    • ‘The output of a booming film industry is obsessed with two themes - the chaos spawned by bed-hopping males and the thrills and spills of messing with magic.’