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1. jumping

noun. ['ˈdʒʌmpɪŋ'] the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump.

Synonyms

  • broad jump
  • long jump
  • high jump

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • decrease
  • ascend

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Words that Rhyme with Jumping

  • antidumping
  • stumping
  • slumping
  • clumping
  • thumping
  • pumping
  • lumping
  • dumping
  • bumping

Example sentences of the word jumping


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fleas are tiny insects that are adept at jumping and difficult to see with the naked eye.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
While white rice is a cholesterol-free food, you may want to hold off on jumping for joy.

Quotes containing the word jumping


1. We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.
- Kurt Vonnegut, If This Isn't Nice, What Is?: Advice for the Young

2. I guess that's what saying good-bye is always like--like jumping off an edge. The worst part is making the choice to do it. Once you're in the air, there's nothing you can do but let go.
- Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

3. Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.
- Jodi Picoult, Second Glance

2. jumping-off_point

noun. a beginning from which an enterprise is launched.

Synonyms

  • commencement
  • point of departure
  • start
  • springboard

Antonyms

  • deactivation
  • ending
  • middle
  • end

3. jumping-off_place

noun. a place from which an enterprise or expedition is launched.

Synonyms

  • beginning
  • point of departure
  • source
  • root
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • sink
  • deactivation
  • finish
  • middle

4. jumping

noun. ['ˈdʒʌmpɪŋ'] the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • saltation
  • bound
  • leap
  • jump
  • actuation
  • bounce
  • hop
  • jumping up and down
  • propulsion
  • spring
  • vault
  • header
  • hurdle

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented
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