leap out at

phrasal verb
leaped out at or leapt out at; leaping at; leaps out at

Definition of leap out at

1 : to suddenly come at (someone) from a hiding place The man leaped out at her from behind a shrub.
2 : to immediately get the attention of (someone) The picture on the magazine's cover leaps out at you.

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“Leap out at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leap%20out%20at. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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