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Definition of grasshopper noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grasshopper

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɑːshɒpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡræshɑːpər//
 
Invertebrates
 
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  • an insect with long back legs, that can jump very high and that makes a sound with its legs See related entries: Invertebrates
  • Idioms
    knee-high to a grasshopper
     
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    (informal, humorous) very small; very young
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grasshopper