jump for joy

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of jump for joy

:to jump up and down because one is very happy

Word by Word Definitions

jump play
  1. : to spring into the air : leap

  2. : to move suddenly or involuntarily : start

  3. : to move energetically : hustle

  1. : an act of jumping : leap

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

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

  1. : exactly, pat

joy play
  1. : the emotion evoked by well-being, success, or good fortune or by the prospect of possessing what one desires : delight

  2. : the expression or exhibition of such emotion : gaiety

  3. : a state of happiness or felicity : bliss

  1. : to experience great pleasure or delight : rejoice

  2. : gladden

  3. : enjoy


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