jumping
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdʒʌmpɪŋ/
Adjective

jumping

  1. (colloquial) Exuberantly active; in full swing.
    • 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
  1. present participle of jump#English|jump
Noun

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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