Definition of hopple in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɒp(ə)l/

verb& noun

Another term for hobble (sense 2 of the verb), hobble (sense 2 of the noun).
Example sentences
  • Leaving his own horse lying flat down in the long prairie grass, and the mustang hoppled, Joe rode on directly toward the emigrant camp.


Late 16th century: probably of Low German origin and related to early Flemish hoppelen and Middle Dutch hobelen 'jump, dance'; compare with hobble.

Words that rhyme with hopple

popple, stopple, topple

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Line breaks: hop¦ple

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