We all jumped from our seats and stood rigid as plank boards.
I am angry with all those in France who jumped at the occasion to settle old scores or further their own little affairs.
Davidson jumped off the bus to say hello and that serendipitous encounter would change his life.
Qasimi jumped on this argument, noting that more women lead politically in the Islamic world than in the Western world.
Andre Rose, a facilities worker dressed in a blue mesh hospital suit said he had jumped in to help load patients into ambulances.
She jumped up from her seat at Oona's feet in her indignation.
He started out into the street and the two jumped him and started to stab him to death.
And he jumped down from the coach and rapped sharply upon the door.
Directly Puss saw him in this form she jumped at him and killed him on the spot.
Mrs. Meyrick jumped at the proposal, but declined all terms.
1520s, perhaps imitative (cf. bump); another theory derives it from words in Gallo-Romance dialects of southwestern France (cf. jumba "to rock, to balance, swing," yumpa "to rock"), picked up during English occupation in Hundred Years War. Superseded native leap, bound, and spring in most senses. Meaning "to attack" is from 1789; that of "to do the sex act with" is from 1630s. Related: Jumped; jumping. To jump to a conclusion is from 1704. Jumping-rope is from 1805. Jump in a lake "go away and stop being a pest" attested from 1912.
1550s, "act of jumping," from jump (v.). Meaning "jazz music with a strong beat" first recorded 1937, in Count Basie's "One O'Clock Jump." Jump suit "one-piece coverall modeled on those worn by paratroopers and skydivers" is from 1948.
: a jump tune/ jump music