Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

show jumping

noun

Simple Definition of show jumping

  • : the sport of riding a horse over a set of fences as quickly and skillfully as possible

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of show jumping

  1. :  the competitive riding of horses one at a time over a set course of obstacles in which the winner is judged according to ability and speed

show jumper

noun

1929

First Known Use of show jumping

1929


Learn More about show jumping


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up show jumping? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the act or an instance of embezzling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

fox-in-summer-forest

Which of these is a synonym of inchoate?

experimental massive frightening formless
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ