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Definition of hopper noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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