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leapfrog

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noun leap·frog \ˈlēp-ˌfrȯg, -ˌfräg\

Simple Definition of leapfrog

  • : a children's game in which one player bends down so that another player can leap over the back of the first player

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of leapfrog

  1. :  a game in which one player bends down and is vaulted over by another player

1599

First Known Use of leapfrog

1599


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leapfrog

verb leap·frog

Simple Definition of leapfrog

  • : to move ahead of or beyond (someone or something) in a very quick and sudden way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of leapfrog

leapfrogged

leapfrogging

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to leap or progress in or as if in leapfrog

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to go ahead of (each other) in turn; specifically :  to advance (two military units) by keeping one unit in action while moving the other unit past it to a position farther in front

  5. 2 :  to evade by or as if by a bypass

Examples of leapfrog in a sentence

  1. Skipping his last two years of high school, he leapfrogged his classmates and went to college.

  2. This year's technologies are leapfrogging last year's designs.



1872

First Known Use of leapfrog

1872


LEAPFROG Defined for Kids

leapfrog

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noun leap·frog \ˈlēp-ˌfrȯg, -ˌfräg\

Definition of leapfrog for Students

  1. :  a game in which one player bends down and another player leaps over the first player




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