jumping

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jumping (comparative more jumping, superlative most jumping)

  1. (colloquial) excellent, very fun
    • 1998, Baha Men - Who Let the Dogs Out?
      When the party was nice, the party was jumpin' (Hey, Yippie, Yi, Yo)
      And everybody havin' a ball (Hah, ho, Yippie Yi Yo)

Verb[edit]

jumping

  1. Present participle of jump.

Noun[edit]

jumping (plural jumpings)

  1. The act of performing a jump.
    • 1871, John Tyndall, Heat Considered as a Mode of Motion (page 291)
      When the tuning-fork is brought over a resonant jar or bottle, the beats may be heard and the jumpings seen by a thousand people at once.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from English

Noun[edit]

jumping m (plural jumpings)

  1. show jumping (equestrian discipline)
  2. (sports and physical fitness) A form of movement in which a body propels itself through the air.

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