jumping–off place

play
noun jump·ing–off place \ˌjəm-piŋ-ˈȯf-\

Definition of jumping–off place

  1. 1 :  a place or point from which an enterprise, investigation, or discussion is launched —called also jumping-off point

  2. 2 :  a remote or isolated place

1826

First Known Use of jumping–off place

1826


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!