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clodhopper

1. A large shoe. I can't wear those clodhoppers—I'll look like a clown!
2. One who is regarded as stupid, boorish, and bumbling. Of course that clodhopper knocked over the whole display after being here just five minutes!

puddle hopper

slang A very small airplane used to travel relatively short distances, such as over a small body of water (a "puddle"). We had to take this tiny little puddle hopper since it was such a short flight from Dublin to Edinburgh. Are you sure this puddle hopper is safe? It looks like it runs on triple-A batteries!
See also: hopper, puddle

grasshopper

slang Someone who frequently smokes marijuana. Yeah, I've smoked pot before, but I was never a grasshopper or anything.

in the hopper

Being prepared. Don't worry, our vacation plans are in the hopper—we'll have everything finalized soon.
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in the hopper

Fig. in process; in line to be processed. (A hopper is a chute for incoming work or material to be processed.) It's in the hopper. I'll get to it. Your job is in the hopper, and your turn is next.
See also: hopper

clodhopper

1. n. a big shoe. Wipe the mud off those clodhoppers before you come in here.
2. n. a stupid person; a rural oaf. You don’t know it, but that clodhopper is worth about two million bucks.

grasshopper

verb

in the hopper

mod. in process; in line to be processed. (A hopper is an in-basket for incoming work.) Your job is in the hopper, and your turn is next.
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Prior to Starr, Hopper was a senior client executive within the FinPro Practice at Marsh in London.
The SAMSON Eco Hoppers are fully mobile with powered travel and crabbing functionality which lets them be positioned alongside the vessel for unloading and which will allow them to be manoeuvred off the quay and freeing up important space when not required.
Dismuke said the idea for the Hopper Topper came from Matt Rister, who with his dad, Richard, farms the nearby fields.
The upgraded hopper fare now allows passengers to make as many changes within 60 minutes for the base fare of AeA@AaA 1.50.
While she was an instructor at Vassar, Hopper attended Yale University, where she received the degrees of MA in 1930, and Ph.D.
Hopper collects five to eight billion airfare price quotes daily, which amounts to 300 billion prices a month, and has built a huge historical archive of 5.2 trillion prices from the past several years.
He said: "Dave Hopper of Durham Miners was a pillar of strength for the working class.
Prosecutor Alex Menary told Teesside Crown Court at his sentencing yesterday that Hopper was told by the girl he was speaking to a 14-year-old, but within six minutes he was asking her to go out with him.
The challenge of getting single fillets into as many weigh hoppers as possible, and preventing any weigh hopper from containing more than one fillet at a time was met by combining three different approaches.
A new drying hopper bank from Dri-Air Industries, Inc., East Windsor, Conn., has an integrated central conveyance system that can supply multiple resins to multiple machines.
Material handling hoppers feature a proprietary positive alignment system and tapered slide box with expanded clearance angles for fast, accurate entry of forktruck forks into hopper base channels.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) was recognized by commander, Naval Surface Forces, U.S.
DISH Network L.L.C., a subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation has unveiled a super-charged slate of enhancements to the Hopper Whole-Home HD DVR platform that extend the reach of the Hopper experience into the home and improve the overall user experience.
Hopper's hot and steamy relationship doesn't bother his wife, Maria, at all.
Paintings by Edward Hopper have the deceptive simplicity of myths, a sort of picture-book obviousness.