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jumping (adj.)

1560s, present-participle adjective from jump (v.). Jumping-bean is from 1878 (earlier jumping-seed, 1870, also devil-bean, 1878). Jumping-jack is from 1821 as a kind of child's stringed toy; as a type of fitness exercise that somewhat mimics its motions, it is from 1921.

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Definitions of jumping

jumping (n.)
the act of participating in an athletic competition in which you must jump;
jumping (n.)
the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground;
the jumping was unexpected
Synonyms: jump
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