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jump the queue

Definition of jump the queue


  1. :  to go ahead of the other people waiting in a line for something

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to spring into the air :  leap

    :  to spring free from the ground or other base by the muscular action of feet and legs

    :  to move suddenly or involuntarily :  start

  1. :  exactly, pat

  1. :  an act of jumping :  leap

    :  any of several sports competitions featuring a leap, spring, or bound

    :  a leap in figure skating in which the skater leaves the ice with both feet and turns in the air

  1. :  a braid of hair usually worn hanging at the back of the head

    :  a waiting line especially of persons or vehicles

    :  a sequence of messages or jobs held in temporary storage awaiting transmission or processing

  1. :  to arrange or form in a queue (see 1queue)

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