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table-hop

[tey-buh l-hop] /ˈteɪ bəlˌhɒp/
verb (used without object), table-hopped, table-hopping. Informal.
1.
to move about in a restaurant, nightclub, or the like, chatting with people at various tables.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; table + hop1
Related forms
table-hopper, noun
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table-hop

verb

To go from table to table in a restaurant, nightclub, etc, visiting and chatting: Linda goes to Elaine's to table-hop, not to eat (1956+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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