Hopping Dick

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hopping Dick (Zoöl) a thrush of Jamaica (Merula leucogenys), resembling the English blackbird in its familiar manners, agreeable song, and dark plumage.
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Usage

In literature:

Running swiftly, Dick reached the other car and hopped up to the chauffeur's seat.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
Then Dick was assigned a place and Gus Schmidt hopped aboard.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
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In news:

From Rock to Disco to Hip Hop with Dick Clark.
Boys are oiling their mitts, men have started playing hooky, and Dick Cheney just one-hopped it like a pussy.
Dick Dale, Ahmad Jamal, Pressure Anya two-fer and Hip Hop Lounge.
"America's Oldest Living Teenager," Dick Clark, shuffled off to the big sock-hop in the sky this past Wednesday.
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