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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Hoppy tasting of hops
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. hop; Ger. hopfen.


In literature:

He had a game leg and for this his friends called him Hoppy Holohan.
"Dubliners" by James Joyce
Wan't enough snake-killer in that hair tonic to suit Hoppy.
"The Portygee" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Here, Hoppy; you take it.
"Bar-20 Days" by Clarence E. Mulford
Old Man Hoppy-toad came to the door with a pancake in each hand and another large one in his mouth.
"Friendly Fairies" by Johnny Gruelle
For his gallantry here and splendid work on other occasions "Hoppy" was awarded the M.C.
"The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914 - 1919" by W.C.C. Weetman
I don't deceive you; we 'oofed it up, not to waste our little bit, and he's a hoppy chap.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
They found Mr. Hoppy Davery lounging on a divan the size of a space-port.
"Star Performer" by Robert J. Shea
Maid, see a fine hoppy-horse for your young master.
"Milton's England" by Lucia Ames Mead
It was Hoppy who marred this sport.
"Hints to Pilgrims" by Charles Stephen Brooks
And, Hoppy, you start opening that tin of beef there, and I'll slice up the bread.
"The Nameless Island" by Percy F. Westerman
Hoppy won't want anybody foolin' around th' hills for a while, lucky devil.
"Hopalong Cassidy" by Clarence E. Mulford
Ah, here's Mamma Hoppy now.
"Baseball Joe at Yale" by Lester Chadwick
Wouldn't fit you, I suppose, Hoppy?
"Sawn Off" by George Manville Fenn

In news:

Talk is heating up that there's trouble in paradise for "Bethenny Ever After" couple Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy .
Looking for a hoppy hybrid.
Adorable Bryn Hoppy looks happy with mom on Miami Beach, Florida.
Apolonio ' Hoppy ' Hernandez.
Hoppy days are here …: A beer renaissance is brewing in North Carolina.
Oct 19-20: The Landings shopping center hosts Hoppy Halloween and scarecrow contest.
Hoppy Boss's Day to all Froggyland bosses including mine.
Beer shampoo provides hoppy 'do.
Hoppy days are here again.
Boulevard's 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat and Collaboration No.
80-Acre Hoppy Wheat is out tomorrow.
It was a long couple of weeks for Kyle Hoppy .
Michigan brewers explain growing popularity of the hoppy craft beer.
' Hoppy ' ending: Stolen bunnies returned.
You could call it a " hoppy " ending.