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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

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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This process was then repeated with the 'knee' braces fixed at a lower level on the Hopper, to raise the unit to the required height of 7m; at which point the support legs were attached to the Hopper.
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The CDS Central Drying System enables quick mold changes by switching the material-conveying route from one hopper to the next without the need to empty and clean the hopper.
Specialists' president, said that the Hopper Hammer automates the brute force of the sledgehammer approach, while eliminating safety risks and the drain on manpower.
appearance at the downtown museum until August, celebrated one of the largest collections of the pop-art guru's famous and not-so-famous works, and honored Hopper as well, who came with his wife, Victoria Duffy.
The robot designers at JPL and Caltech found their inspiration in another hopper in the animal kingdom.
Today, Dennis Hopper appears frequently on TV talk shows, plugging such edge-less extravaganzas as Waterworld.
DISH today introduced the Hopper Duo, its dual-tuner HD decoder solution for single and dual-TV homes.
On March 1, 2013, the first day of National Women's History Month, the Hopper Information Services Center, Office of Naval intelligence, celebrated the life and legacy of Rear Adm.
Normally, this would be easy with a 1000-cfm dryer and 6000-lb capacity hopper on a stand outfitted with an appropriate hopper loader.
Boisvert) Hopper, 87, of Worcester, died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester.
The Recirculating Spreader-Feeder distributes powder and bulk coatings onto food products as they pass between the unit's longitudinal discharge hopper and its lower collection hopper.
Both Intermix and Banbury mixers can be fitted with either a pneumatic or hydraulic hopper assembly.
While the Grinch ripped off record movie sales for Hollywood, Dennis Hopper stole the show for Tinseltown on Sunday by launching the world's largest celebrity Christmas parade.