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Definitions and Synonyms of jumping | Another word for jumping | What is jumping?

Definition 1: the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump - [noun denoting act]

(jumping is a kind of ...) participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it

(... is a kind of jumping ) the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start

(... is a kind of jumping ) the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar

Definition 2: the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground - [noun denoting act]

Samples where jumping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for jumping in the sense of this definition

(jumping is a kind of ...) the act of propelling

(... is a kind of jumping ) a headlong jump (or fall)

"he took a header into the shrubbery"

(... is a kind of jumping ) the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)

(... is a kind of jumping ) a light, self-propelled movement upwards or forwards

(... is a kind of jumping ) the act of jumping over an obstacle

(... is a kind of jumping ) jumping in one spot (as in excitement)

"the wailing and jumping up and down exhausted him"

(... is a kind of jumping ) (dressage) a vertical jump of a trained horse with a kick of the hind legs at the top of the jump

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