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bunny hop

1. noun A short hop or jump made from a slightly crouched position, likened to the hop of a rabbit. He looks absolutely ridiculous doing those bunny hops on the dance floor.
2. noun A short, jerky movement forward in a vehicle. I almost stalled the car during my driving test, but after a little bunny hop, I was able to keep the car moving.
3. noun A small jump executed on a bicycle while standing on the pedals. Kids like to go to the vacant lot to practice their bunny hops.
4. noun An obstacle on a mountain bike or other cycling course that is cleared by jumping over it without dismounting. He fell on the first bunny hop. I don't think he's cut out for professional racing.
5. noun A minute jump made by a figure skater to gain speed during or before a maneuver. After a quick bunny hop, the skater proceeded to execute a stunning triple axel.
6. verb To hop or jump forward from a slightly crouched position, likened to the hop of a rabbit. He looks absolutely ridiculous bunny hopping like that on the dance floor.
7. verb Of or in a vehicle, to move jerkily forward a short distance. I almost stalled the car during my driving test, but it just bunny hopped a bit, and I was able to keep the car moving.
8. verb On a bicycle, to hop or jump into the air while standing on the pedals. Kids like to go to the vacant lot to practice bunny hopping.
9. verb To clear an obstacle on a mountain bike or other cycling course by jumping over it without dismounting. He fell after his first attempt to bunny hop. I don't think he's cut out for professional racing.
10. verb Of a figure skater, to execute a minute jump made so as to gain speed during or before a maneuver. After bunny hopping, the skater proceeded to execute a stunning triple axel.
See also: bunny, hop
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