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hopping

[hop-ing] /ˈhɒp ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
working energetically; busily engaged:
He kept the staff hopping in order to get the report finished.
2.
going from one place or situation to another of a similar specified type (usually used in combination):
restaurant-hopping.
Idioms
3.
hopping mad, furious; enraged:
He was hopping mad when his daughter dropped out of college.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75; hop1 + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for hopping mad

hopping

/ˈhɒpɪŋ/
noun
1.
the action of a person or animal that hops
2.
(Tyneside, dialect) a fair, esp (the Hoppings) an annual fair in Newcastle
adjective
3.
hopping mad, in a terrible rage
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Slang definitions & phrases for hopping mad

hopping mad

adjective phrase

Very angry; livid; steamed (1840+)


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Idioms and Phrases with hopping mad

hopping mad

Enraged, furious, as in I was hopping mad when they left my name off the list. This expression conjures up an image of jumping up and down with rage. [ ; early 1800s ]
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