table-hop

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table-hop

To move around from table to table in some place where one has a designated seat, as in a restaurant. There were so many people in their party, and they kept table-hopping throughout the night, so it was nearly impossible to keep their orders straight. Please don't table hop before we've had a chance to sort out the bill.
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table-hop

in. to move from table to table in a restaurant, nightclub, bar, etc. They would table-hop—to the great dismay of the waiters.
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