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jump

Definitions


[dʒʌmp], (Verb)

Definitions:
- push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet
(e.g: the cat jumped off his lap)

- (of a person) move suddenly and quickly in a specified way
(e.g: Juliet jumped to her feet)

- attack (someone) suddenly and unexpectedly
(e.g: he was jumped by seven men as he opened the front door of his home)

- (of a place) be full of lively activity
(e.g: the bar is jumping on Fridays and Saturdays)

- have sex with (someone).

- start (a vehicle) using jump leads
(e.g: I jumped his saloon from my car's battery)


Phrases:
- be jumping up and down
- get the jump on
- have the jump on
- jump down someone's throat
- jump for joy
- jump in with both feet
- jump into bed with
- jump out of one's skin
- jump ship
- jump someone's bones
- jump the queue
- jump the rails
- jump the shark
- jump the track
- jump through hoops
- jump to it!
- one jump ahead

Origin:
early 16th century (in the sense ‘be moved or thrown with a sudden jerk’): probably imitative of the sound of feet coming into contact with the ground


[dʒʌmp], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one's legs and feet
(e.g: in making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance)

- a sudden involuntary movement caused by shock or surprise
(e.g: I woke up with a jump)

- an act or instance of having sex.


Phrases:
- be jumping up and down
- get the jump on
- have the jump on
- jump down someone's throat
- jump for joy
- jump in with both feet
- jump into bed with
- jump out of one's skin
- jump ship
- jump someone's bones
- jump the queue
- jump the rails
- jump the shark
- jump the track
- jump through hoops
- jump to it!
- one jump ahead

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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