v. hopped, hop·ping, hops
a. To move with light bounding skips or leaps.
b. Informal To move quickly or busily: The shipping department is hopping this week.
2. To jump on one foot.
3. To make a quick trip, especially in an airplane.
4. To travel or move often from place to place. Often used in combination: party-hop.
1. To move over by hopping: hop a ditch two feet wide.
2. Informal To jump aboard: hop a freight train.
a. A light springy jump or leap, especially on one foot.
b. A rebound: The ball took a bad hop.
2. Informal A dance or dance party.
a. A short distance.
b. A short trip, especially by air.
4. A free ride; a lift.
Noun 1. hop - the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
It's just a little joke. It means that when we go to the shopping mall, my wife likes to move from store to store (just like she is bouncing between the shops). It's like she's a ball, bouncing between all the shops, like in a pinball machine,