jump/leap off the page

Definition of jump/leap off the page

of writing, a picture, etc.
:to be very noticeable, interesting, exciting, etc.
  • The characters are so real that they jump/leap off the page.

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

leap play
  1. : to spring free from or as if from the ground : jump

  2. : to pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

  3. : to act precipitately

  1. : an act of leaping : spring, bound

  2. : a place leaped over or from

  3. : the distance covered by a leap

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest

page play
  1. : a youth being trained for the medieval rank of knight and in the personal service of a knight

  2. : a youth attendant on a person of rank especially in the medieval period

  3. : a boy serving as an honorary attendant at a formal function (such as a wedding)

  1. : to wait on or serve in the capacity of a page

  2. : to summon by repeatedly calling out the name of

  3. : to send a message to via a pager

  1. : one of the leaves of a publication or manuscript

  2. : the material printed or written on a page

  3. : a written record

  1. : to number or mark the pages of

  2. : to turn the pages (as of a book or magazine) especially in a steady or haphazard manner


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