1. [ noun ] (sport) the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump
Related terms: track_and_field jumping_up_and_down high_jump high_jump long_jump broad_jump
2. [ adjective ] characterized by making jumps or moving suddenly upward

"jumping animals in the circus"

Related terms: moving
3. [ noun ] the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground
Synonyms: jump

"he advanced in a series of jumps" "the jumping was unexpected"

Related terms: propulsion leap jumping_up_and_down hop vault header capriole jump
Similar spelling:   jumpiness