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British English: /hɒp/
American English: /hɑp/

Translation of hop in French:


  • 2
    (short journey) See examples: a short hop
    un saut (m) (de puce)

also: hops plural noun

  • (Agriculture, Botany) (crop)
    to grow hops
    cultiver le houblon

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (jump over)
    franchir [quelque chose] d'un bond
  • 2
    (American English) (board)
    sauter dans
    (flight, train, bus)

intransitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 (jump)
    to hop off a wall
    sauter d'un mur
    to hop over a puddle/ditch
    sauter par-dessus une flaque/un fossé
    to hop up and down with rage/delight
    trépigner de rage/de joie
  • 2 (on one leg) to hop (over) to the door
    sauter à cloche-pied jusqu'à la porte
    to hop up/down the path
    monter/descendre le sentier à cloche-pied
  • 3
    a rabbit hopped across the road
    un lapin traversa la route en quelques bonds
  • 4 (move speedily) See examples: to hop into bed/on a plane/off a bus
    sauter dans son lit/dans un avion/d'un bus
    I'll give you a lift, hop in!
    je t'emmène, vas-y, monte!
  • 5
    (travel) See examples: to hop over ou across to
    faire un saut (informal) à
    (city, country)


to be hopping mad

être fou furieux/folle furieuse

to catch somebody on the hop

(British English)
prendre quelqu'un au dépourvu

to hop into bed with somebody

se fourrer (informal) au lit avec quelqu'un

to hop it

(British English) (informal)
go on, hop it!
allez, du balai (informal)!

to keep somebody on the hop

(British English)
maintenir quelqu'un sous pression
to be (kept) on the hop (informal)

Phrasal verbs

hop about

hop around
(child, bird)

hop off


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