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Gulls loved to feed on grasshoppers, and JFK had a good grasshopper hatch.

So, in Mexico — chapulines is what they’re called — you can get a taco filled with grasshoppers.

Even if a determined grasshopper sets its sights on a sensor, the air curtain would theoretically blast it off course.

Experiments with grasshoppers and spiders, for example, have shown that the time of the day at which heating occurs can tip the ecological balance.

Back 220 million years ago, giant grasshoppers flitted about.

Like Bieber, Assaf was discovered when he was still knee-high to a grasshopper.

If the future reneges, people may decide that they might as well be a grasshopper, since the ant gets just as screwed.

In some tellings, the grasshopper dies; in some, the ant saves him.

At last the sermon commenced, and Llewellyn, who had imprisoned a grasshopper in a paper cage, suddenly let it hop out.

He nearly betrayed himself once by shouting from his window at a boy who was torturing a grasshopper.

The grasshopper-lark chirps all night in the height of summer.

She felt as awkward as a limping grasshopper in a crowd of butterflies.

Then the grasshopper talks and is followed by others, each giving his view of life from his own individual standpoint.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grasshopper, such as: ant, aphid, bee, beetle, butterfly, and cockroach.

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