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Jump on

dʒʌmp

Meanings of Jump on:

phrasal verb

Attack or take hold of someone suddenly.

Usage examples:

Two men jumped on him from behind

Meanings of Jump on the bandwagon:

phrase

Join others in doing or supporting something fashionable or likely to be successful.

Usage examples:

Scientists and doctors alike have jumped on the bandwagon
idiom

To become involved in an activity that is successful so that you can get the advantages of it yourself

Usage examples:

The success of the product led many firms to try to jump on the bandwagon.

Meanings of Jump the gun:

phrase

Act before the proper or appropriate time.

Usage examples:

There's a lot of sense in what he says, but i think he jumps the gun on this one.
idiom

To act too soon or before the right time

Usage examples:

They only met three weeks ago – isn’t it jumping the gun to start talking about marriage?

Meanings of Jump the queue:

idiom

To move to the front of a line of people who are waiting for something, so that you are served or dealt with before them

Usage examples:

This pre-paid smart card allows you to jump the queue to 60 of the capital's favourite attractions.…

Meanings of Jump the shark:

phrase

(of a television series or film) reach a point when far-fetched events are included merely for the sake of novelty, indicative of a decline in quality.

Usage examples:

The majority of television has jumped the shark; few shows maintain their creative ingenuity
idiom

(usually of television shows) to reach a point where something stops becoming more popular or starts to decrease in quality

Usage examples:

The show jumped the shark a few years ago., will twitter soon jump the shark?

Meanings of Jump the track:

phrase

(of a train) become derailed.

Meanings of Jump through hoops:

phrase

Go through an elaborate or complicated procedure in order to achieve an objective.

Usage examples:

The banks make you beg for a loan and they make you jump through hoops to get it
idiom

To do a lot of difficult things before you are allowed to have or do something you want

Meanings of Jump to conclusions:

idiom

To guess the facts about a situation without having enough information

Usage examples:

Don't jump to conclusions! perhaps it was his daughter he was dancing with.

Meanings of Jump-for-joy:

idiom

To be extremely happy

Usage examples:

"so how did robert take the news?" "he didn't exactly jump for joy."

Meanings of Jump-over:

idiom

Infml to criticize someone suddenly and severely

Usage examples:

When i showed him my report card, dad jumped all over me and said i wasn’t working hard enough.

Jump-up

ˌdʒɒn.i ˈdʒʌm.pʌp

Meanings of Jump-up:

noun

A small garden plant with pleasant-smelling purple, blue, or yellow flowers with rounded petals, sometimes used to decorate food

Usage examples:

They are called johnny jump-ups because of their tendency to throw seeds everywhere., decorate the …

Jumped

dʒʌmp

Meanings of Jumped:

verb

Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

The cat jumped off his lap
noun

An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

In making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance

Jumped at

dʒʌmp

Meanings of Jumped at:

phrasal verb

To accept something eagerly

Usage examples:

She jumped at the chance of a trip to paris.

Meanings of Jumped-up:

adjective

Behaving as if you are very important in your job or position, especially because you used to be in a much lower position

Usage examples:

He's just a jumped-up office boy (= he was once only an office boy) .

Jumper

ˈdʒʌm.pər

Meanings of Jumper:

noun

A knitted garment typically with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.

Usage examples:

The evenings can be chilly, so warm jumpers and sweatshirts are essential

Jumpers

ˈdʒʌm.pər

Meanings of Jumpers:

noun

A knitted garment typically with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.

Usage examples:

The evenings can be chilly, so warm jumpers and sweatshirts are essential

Jumpier

ˈdʒʌm.pi

Meanings of Jumpier:

adjective

(of a person) anxious and uneasy.

Usage examples:

He was tired and jumpy

Jumpiest

ˈdʒʌmpi

Meanings of Jumpiest:

adjective

(of a person) anxious and uneasy.

Usage examples:

He was tired and jumpy

Jumping

dʒʌmp

Meanings of Jumping:

verb

Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

The cat jumped off his lap
noun

An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

In making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance

Meanings of Jumps:

verb

Push oneself off a surface and into the air by using the muscles in one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

The cat jumped off his lap
noun

An act of jumping from a surface by pushing upwards with one's legs and feet.

Usage examples:

In making the short jump across the gully he lost his balance

Jumpsuit

ˈdʒʌmp.suːt

Meanings of Jumpsuit:

noun

A garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece, worn as a fashion item, protective garment, or uniform.

Usage examples:

She wore a tight silver jumpsuit

Jumpsuits

ˈdʒʌmp.suːt

Meanings of Jumpsuits:

noun

A garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece, worn as a fashion item, protective garment, or uniform.

Usage examples:

She wore a tight silver jumpsuit

Jumpy

ˈdʒʌm.pi

Meanings of Jumpy:

adjective

(of a person) anxious and uneasy.

Usage examples:

He was tired and jumpy

Jun

dʒʌn

Meanings of Jun:

noun

A monetary unit of north korea, equal to one hundredth of a won.

abbreviation

June.

Junco

ˈdʒʌŋkəʊ

Meanings of Junco:

noun

A north american songbird related to the buntings, with mainly grey and brown plumage.

Usage examples:

On the lake itself, we mainly saw the same woodpeckers, gulls, goldfinch, robins, waxwings, juncos,…

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