Hepper vs Hopper - What's the difference?

hepper | hopper |


As a noun hepper

is a young salmon; a parr.

As a proper noun hopper is

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Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hepper

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A young salmon; a parr.
  • (Webster 1913)

    hopper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A temporary storage bin, filled from the top and emptied from the bottom, often funnel-shaped.
  • A funnel-shaped section at the top of a drainpipe used to collect water, from above, from one or more smaller drainpipes.
  • One who hops.
  • The immature form of a locust.
  • The larva of a cheese fly.
  • An artificial fishing lure.
  • To catch a big fish, use a hopper that jumps across the pond surface.
  • A toilet.
  • * 2010 , Robert Hudson, Stories of an Unusual Life (page 250)
  • The fresh-water container for the house was above the ceiling directly over the toilet. One day, I was comfortably seated on the hopper minding my own business, when a large portion of the ceiling came crashing down
  • An escapement lever in a piano; a grasshopper.
  • A Sri Lankan food made from a fermented batter of rice flour, coconut milk, and palm toddy or yeast.
  • (obsolete) The game of hopscotch.
  • (Johnson)

    Derived terms

    * leaf-hopper * hip-hopper * in the hopper * rockhopper * space hopper * table-hopper