jump out at
Definition of jump out at
1 : to suddenly come at (someone) from a hiding place The hidden assailant jumped out at them.
2 : to immediately get the attention of (someone) The sculpture jumps out at you when you enter the house. I checked for errors, but nothing jumped out at me.
Word by Word Definitions
: to spring into the air : leap
: to spring free from the ground or other base by the muscular action of feet and legs
: to move suddenly or involuntarily : start
: 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
: in a direction away from the inside or center
: from among others
: eject, oust
: to identify publicly as being such secretly
: to identify as being a closet homosexual
: used as a function word to indicate an outward movement
: situated outside : external
: situated at a distance : outlying
: one who is out of office or power or on the outside
: an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball
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