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leapfrog

leap·frog

leapfrog

 
pronunciation:
lip frag [or] lip frawg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a game in which one player kneels or bends at the waist while succeeding players jump over him or her.
 
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: leapfrogged, leapfrogging, leapfrogs
definition: to jump or pass over, as in a game of leapfrog.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to jump or move forward in the manner of a leapfrog player, or as two units or groups taking turns in the lead.
similar words:
bounce
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