Definition of spacehopper in English:


Line breaks: space|hop¦per
Pronunciation: /ˈspeɪshɒpə


British trademark
A toy for sitting on and bouncing around, consisting of a large plastic orange ball with horn-like projections at the top to hold on to.
More example sentences
  • He'd have probably preferred a spacehopper or a an action figure.
  • ‘The 1970s were no more just about spacehoppers and Abba than the 1960s were about mini-skirts and the Beatles,’ he says.
  • Do you remember when you were a kid, how happy it made you, playing on a spacehopper?

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