Definition of hopping in English:



North American
  • Very active or lively.

    ‘the delis do a hopping lunch business’
    • ‘Anne Sutherland of The Montreal Gazette says Kangaroo Jack is ‘a hopping good time for the whole family!’’
    • ‘The Bay Area is a hopping landscape of free culture.’
    • ‘Other late offers include seven nights in a complex near to Ibiza's hopping San Antonio for €389 per person in early September.’
    • ‘Throughout the night the dance floor was hopping with never a dull moment.’
    • ‘Your social life will probably be hopping this year, and you're not one to sit around and wait for an invite.’
    • ‘Despite the remodeling going on in the bar, La Griglia was hopping at midday on Monday.’
    • ‘Judging by the hopping weeknight traffic, he's right.’
    • ‘By far the funkiest group of all at the march were the anti-globalization protestors and anarchists, who were accompanied by a hopping good percussion band.’
    • ‘This story, set in 1961, features several scenes that take place in a large hopping beauty of an alley.’
    • ‘Things seems to be hopping everywhere but Cannes, however, where this year's Film Festival was reportedly as fun as Russell Crowe in clown make-up.’
    • ‘As with all Spanish cities, Santander has a hopping nightlife scene.’
    • ‘It was only ten in the morning but already the place was hopping with activity.’
    • ‘I informed Hayden that, even if South Bend was a hopping college town, it was July and a very large portion of the college population would not even be around.’
    • ‘However, IN & M UK chief executive Ivan Fallon said the telephone was hopping all day with expressions of interest in the titles.’
    teeming, swarming, thronged, overflowing, overrun, bristling, bustling, rife, infested, thick, crowded, packed
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