Twenty-two hours later, hopped up on Dexedrine pills, Van Ronk reached the Gate of Horn.
hopped up on momentum and dreams, investors often bid up shares of companies beyond all reasonable valuation.
Jack got speedily and quietly down, turned on the switch, and hopped up on the table again, peering through.
It was a big limousine, and the Chinaman hopped up in front with the driver.
She hopped up from her seat, and drew a chair close to Leslie.
They hopped up, satisfied their hunger, and piped: 'We'll remember, and reward you!'
Peter hopped up to the nearest peach tree and nibbled the bark.
When we took off I was all hopped up and bubbling over with expectations.
Julie clapped her hands as she hopped up and down gleefully.
Betty only smiled as she hopped up and ran to the front hall.
Old English hoppian "to spring, leap, dance," from Proto-Germanic *hupnojanan (cf. Old Norse hoppa, Dutch huppen, German hüpfen "to hop"). Related: Hopped; hopping.
usually hops, type of twining vine whose cones are used in brewing, etc., mid-15c., from Middle Dutch hoppe, from Proto-Germanic *hup-nan- (cf. Old Saxon -hoppo, German Hopfen), of unknown origin.
"opium," 1887, from Cantonese nga-pin (pronounced HAH-peen) "opium," a Chinese folk etymology of the English word opium, literally "crow peelings." Re-folk-etymologized back into English by association with hop (n.1).
"a small jump," c.1500, from hop (v.). Slang sense of "informal dancing party" is from 1731 (defined by Johnson as "a place where meaner people dance"). Meaning "short flight on an aircraft" is from 1909.
: a hop fiend/ hop dream
[fr a shortening of Cantonese Chinese nga pin, pronounced HAH peen, ''opium,'' literally ''crow peelings,'' a Chinese folk etymology for English opium; in a subsequent US folk etymology this was changed to hop by assimilation with the plant used to make beer, with its suggestions of intoxication]