how to pronounce hopping


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the above transcription of hopping is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hopping is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hopping in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… illegally hopping freight trains peak …”

meanings of hopping


  1. A shift from one energy-state to another by an electron in an atom.
  2. Hop picking, the practice of picking hops; for Londoners a holiday period working in the hop gardens of Kent.
  3. The act of one who, or that which, hops; a jumping, frisking, or dancing.
  4. The addition of hops during the production of beer as a flavouring agent.


  1. Present participle of hop.


  1. Of a location, crowded with people.


  1. A surname​.

hopping frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hopping occurs in english on average 8.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hopping can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hopping can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) transport and travel;

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