- 1a container shaped like a V, that holds grain, coal, or food for animals, and lets it out through the bottom
- 2 the hopper a box where proposed new laws are put before they are considered by Congress
- 3 (in baseball) a ball that hits the ground and bounces up see also clodhopper Idioms
waiting to be considered A lot of projects were in the hopper for next year.
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