Synonyms of hop in English:

hop


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verb

1‘he hopped along beside her’

SYNONYMS
jump, bound, spring, bounce, skip, jig, trip, flit, leap, prance, caper, dance, frolic, gambol

2‘she hopped over the Atlantic for a bit for shopping’

SYNONYMS
go, dash, rush
informal pop, whip
British informal nip

noun

1‘put the rabbit on the floor to have a hop around’

SYNONYMS
jump, bound, bounce, prance, leap, spring, skip, gambol

2‘it's just a short hop here by taxi’

SYNONYMS
journey, distance, ride, drive, run, trip, jaunt
flight, plane trip
informal spin

3‘what about coming to the hop on Saturday’

SYNONYMS
dance, social, party, jamboree, gathering, function, disco
informal bash, bop, shindig, shindy, do
British informal rave-up, knees-up, beanfeast, beano, bunfight

Phrases

    on the hop

    1‘he was caught on the hop’


    SYNONYMS
    unprepared, unready, off guard, unawares, by surprise, with one's defences down
    napping, asleep at the wheel
    British with one's trousers down
    North American with one's pants down
    ANTONYMS

    prepared

    2‘we were always kept on the hop’


    SYNONYMS
    busy, occupied, employed, working, at work, rushed off one's feet, hard-pressed, on the job
    busy as a bee, on the go
    ANTONYMS

    idle