1. funnel-shaped receptacle; contents pass by gravity into a receptacle below

Definition categories: man–made, receptacle

2. someone who hops

- at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children

Definition categories: person, jumper

3. a machine used for picking hops

Definition categories: man–made, machine

4. terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

Similar word(s): grasshopper

Definition categories: animal, orthopteran

5. (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

Similar word(s): grounder

Definition categories: act, hit, hitting, striking

Sentences with hopper as a noun:

- To catch a big fish, use a hopper that jumps across the pond surface.