Definition of jump at
- She jumped at the chance/opportunity to show her boss what she could do.
- He jumped at the offer of a better job.
: to spring into the air : leap
: to move suddenly or involuntarily : start
: to move energetically : hustle
: 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
: exactly, pat
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