channel-hop
intransitive verb see channel-hopping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • channel-hop — verb informal 1》 change frequently from one television channel to another, using a remote control device. 2》 make frequent or brief trips across the English Channel and back to Britain. Derivatives channel hopper noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • channel hop — BrE, channel surf AmE verb (I) to repeatedly change from one television channel to another, only watching a few minutes of any programme …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • channel hopping — UK US noun [uncountable] a way of watching television in which you keep changing quickly from one channel to another using a remote control Thesaurus: television and radio audiences and what they dohyponym well known television and radio… …   Useful english dictionary

  • channel hopping — UK / US noun [uncountable] a way of watching television in which you keep changing quickly from one channel to another using a remote control Derived word: channel hop UK / US verb intransitive Word forms channel hop : present tense I/you/we/they …   English dictionary

  • channel-surf — verb switch channels, on television • Syn: ↑surf • Hypernyms: ↑switch, ↑shift, ↑change • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * ˈchannel hop 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • channel-hopping — noun Date: 1979 channel surfing • channel hop intransitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • channel surf — v. (Slang) channel hop, change television channels quickly and repeatedly using a remote control looking for something interesting to watch …   English contemporary dictionary

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