hopscotch

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Etymology[edit]

hop +‎ scotch (scratch)

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hopscotch (uncountable)

  1. A child's game, in which a player, hopping on one foot, drives a stone from one compartment to another of a figure traced or scotched on the ground.

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hopscotch (third-person singular simple present hopscotches, present participle hopscotching, simple past and past participle hopscotched)

  1. (figuratively) To move by hopping.
  2. (figuratively) To move back and forth between adjacent patterns by hopping.