As nouns the difference between grasshopper and weta
is that grasshopper
is a herbivorous insect of the order orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances while weta
A herbivorous insect of the order Orthoptera noted for its ability to jump long distances.
A cocktail made with and optionally with creme de cacao.
(figuratively) a young student in initial stages of training who has been chosen on account of their obvious talent
* 2009 , B.P. Terpstra, Quadrant , November 2009, No. 461 (Volume LIII, Number 11), Quadrant Magazine Limited, page 2:
In ordinary square or upright pianos of London make, the escapement lever or jack, so made that it can be taken out and replaced with the key.
- Although we don't know exactly why Li is chosen to dance, we witness a man assuring officials that the child isn't from bourgeois stock. Phew. There are no known landowners in the family, so the grasshopper passes some cultural purity test, in a state often fixated on class warfare, driven by the cult of personality, and bullied by paranoia.
* (piano escapement lever) hopper
* grasshopper engine
* knee high to a grasshopper
Any of about 70 insect species in the families , endemic to New Zealand, resembling katydids or crickets.