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jumping jack

noun

Simple Definition of jumping jack

  • : an exercise in which a standing person jumps to a position with the legs and arms spread out and then jumps back to the original position

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of jumping jack

  1. 1 :  a toy figure of a man jointed and made to jump or dance by means of strings or a sliding stick

  2. 2 :  a conditioning exercise performed from a standing position by jumping to a position with legs spread and arms raised and then to the original position

Examples of jumping jack in a sentence

  1. We did a few jumping jacks to warm up.



1883

First Known Use of jumping jack

1883


JUMPING JACK Defined for Kids

jumping jack

noun

Definition of jumping jack for Students

  1. :  an exercise in which a person who is standing jumps to a position with legs and arms spread out and then jumps back to the original position




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