Definition of hedgehop in English:

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hedgehop

Pronunciation: /ˈhejˌhäp/

verb

[no object]
Fly an aircraft at a very low altitude.
Example sentences
  • Three helicopters were hedge-hopping their way towards the river.
  • It had then hedge-hopped for several minutes at an altitude of less than 100 metres before landing.
  • For 20 minutes, he hedge-hopped trees and brush.

Derivatives

hedgehopper

noun
Example sentences
  • Today, for the first time since the hedge-hoppers returned to action, National Hunt racing takes centre stage.
  • The hedge-hoppers have been keeping a low profile over the summer but now that October has arrived, we can start counting down the days till the festival.
  • One tipoff was that only commuter flights had four-digit numbers, so experienced travellers and travel agents would recognize that the trip would be aboard a hedge-hopper.

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Syllabification: hedge·hop

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