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hopsack Syllabification: hop·sack
Pronunciation: /ˈhäpˌsak/

Definition of hopsack in English:


1A coarse fabric of a loose plain weave, used for clothing.
Example sentences
  • All the hopsacks I have seen feel too heavy for summer.
  • Most papers are available in up to five colourways each and all are matched by co-ordinating hopsacks in plain colours.
  • The woven fabrics used for sportswear tend to relatively simple, often plain weave, but ribs, cords, hopsacks, twills and satins may be useful for certain purposes.
1.1A coarse hemp sack used for hops.
Example sentences
  • The closing campaign celebration was a ‘Senior Leader Triathlon’ where pairs of senior executives competed in a race involving hopsacks, tricycles and a three-legged race to the finish.
  • Don't let me catch you with your head in the hopsacks!
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