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1. grasshopper

noun. ['ˈgræsˌhɑːpɝ'] terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping.

Synonyms

  • orthopteron
  • short-horned grasshopper
  • orthopteran
  • acridid
  • tettigoniid
  • long-horned grasshopper
  • hopper

Etymology

  • grass (English)
  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hopper (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Grasshopper

  • eyedropper
  • leafhopper
  • sharecropper

Example sentences of the word grasshopper


1. Noun, singular or mass
The movement of a grasshopper or cricket on the surface will attract fish from all around.

2. Adjective
In warmer climates, predators, drought and disease control grasshopper populations.

Quotes containing the word grasshopper


1. Patience, grasshopper,"said Maia. "Good things come to those who wait.""I always thought that was 'Good things come to those who do the wave,'"said Simon. "No wonder I've been so confused all my life.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

2. grasshopper

noun. ['ˈgræsˌhɑːpɝ'] a cocktail made of creme de menthe and cream (sometimes with creme de cacao).

Synonyms

  • creme de menthe

Etymology

  • grass (English)
  • gras (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hopper (English)
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