Definition of grasshopper noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

grasshopper

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɡræsˌhɑpər//
 
 
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  • an insect with long back legs, that can jump very high and that makes a sound with its legs
  • Idioms
    knee-high to a grasshopper(informal)(humorous)
     
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    very small; very young
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: grasshopper