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Leapfrog   /lˈipfrˌɔg/   Listen
Leapfrog

verb
1.
Jump across.
2.
Progress by large jumps instead of small increments.






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"Leapfrog" Quotes from Famous Books



... the fourth day of Fritz's contemptuous use of the road mentioned, the Captain and I were at our posts as usual. Fritz was strafing us pretty rough, just like he's doing now. The shells were playing leapfrog ...
— Over The Top • Arthur Guy Empey

... foreleg, plucks from a tree a large mango fruit, offers it to his mistress, blinking, in his cloven hoof, then droops his head and, grunting, with uplifted neck, fumbles to kneel. Bloom stoops his back for leapfrog.) ...
— Ulysses • James Joyce



Words linked to "Leapfrog" :   shape up, advancement, jump, spring, get on, child's game, progression, procession, onward motion, progress, come on, get along, forward motion, leap, come along, bound, advance



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