hop
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
hop(
hap
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to jump)
a. saltar
Look at the rabbit hopping along the trail.Mira el conejo saltando por el sendero.
The frog hopped across the lilypads.La rana iba saltando por las hojas de nenúfar.
b. brincar
The baby seal hopped and landed on the dock.La cría de foca brincó y cayó en el muelle.
c. saltar a la pata coja
The children are hopping around the patio.Los niños están saltando a la pata coja por el patio.
d. dar saltitos
The grasshopper is hopping through the grass.El saltamontes está dando saltitos por la hierba.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (leap)
a. el salto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You're just a hop and a skip away.Estás a un salto y un paso de tu destino.
b. el brinco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"Two hops and a step to the left," instructed the square dance caller."Dos brincos y un paso a la izquierda", gritó el instructor de la contradanza.
3. (aviation)
a. el vuelo corto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's just a short 30 minute hop from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.Es un vuelo corto de apenas 30 minutos de Los Ángeles a Las Vegas.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dance)
a. el baile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
We had a swell time at the hop on Friday.Nos la pasamos muy bien en el baile el viernes.
hops
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (botany)
a. el lúpulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our new beer is a blend of two hops.Nuestra cerveza nueva es una mezcla de dos tipos de lúpulo.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
hop
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (jump)
a. el salto m, brinco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial)
a. el vuelo corto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(on plane)
3. (colloquial)
a. el baile
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(dance)
4. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to catch somebody on the hopagarrar or
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hop it!¡lárgate!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (jump)
a. saltar, brincar
7. (on one leg)
a. saltar con or
b. en un pie, saltar a la pata coja
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
to hop out of bedsalir de la cama de un salto
8. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
hop in!¡sube!
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
hop [hɒp]
noun
1 (jump) salto (m); brinco (m)
hop, skip and jump (Dep) triple salto (m); in one hop de un salto
to catch sb on the hop (Britain) pillar or agarrar a algn desprevenido; (LAm)
the uncertainty should keep them on the hop (Britain) la incertidumbre los mantendrá en estado de alerta
2 (dance) baile (m)
3 (Aer) vuelo (m) corto
in one hop sin hacer escala
intransitive verb
[+person, bird, animal] dar saltos; brincar; (LAm)
to be hopping mad echar chispas (informal)
transitive verb
to hop it (Britain) largarse (informal); hop it! ¡lárgate! (informal)
hop [hɒp]
noun
(Bot) (also hops) lúpulo (m)
modifier
hop field (n) campo (m) de lúpulo
hop picking (n) recolección (f) del lúpulo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Phrases with "hop"
Here are the most popular phrases with "hop." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
hip hop music
la música de hip-hop
hip-hop
el hip-hop, hip-hopero
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?