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Definition 1: (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for hopper in the sense of this definition

(hopper is a kind of ...) the act of contacting one thing with another

"repeated hitting raised a large bruise" "after three misses she finally got a hit"

(... is a kind of hopper ) a grounder that bounces high in the air

(... is a kind of hopper ) a grounder that rolls along the infield

(hopper belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for hopper in the sense of this definition

(hopper is a kind of ...) any of various insects having leathery forewings and membranous hind wings and chewing mouthparts

(... is a kind of hopper ) grasshopper with short antennae

(... is a kind of hopper ) grasshoppers with long threadlike antennae and well-developed stridulating organs on the forewings of the male

Definition 3: funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below - [noun denoting artifact]

(hopper is a kind of ...) a container that is used to put or keep things in

Definition 4: a machine used for picking hops - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hopper in the sense of this definition

(hopper is a kind of ...) any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks

Definition 5: someone who hops - [noun denoting person]

Samples where hopper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

(hopper is a kind of ...) an athlete who competes at jumping

"he is one hell of a jumper"

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