A boy in shorts kicked the game ball into the goal, then leaped in celebration.
Deng leaped from a California commuter college to the Yale School of Management.
In the last month alone, oil prices have leaped almost 10 percent, even with only tiny dips in supply.
Once Ranbaxy got FDA approval, it leaped straight into making commercial-size batches without any meaningful dry runs.
His wife, Sylvia, leaped onto the stage—the other singers regrouped behind her.
His thoughts now leaped to the end as blindly as they had shrunk from it before.
Cornwood leaped from his chair, and began to kick at his two persecutors.
Aroused from his nap by the shot, he had leaped to the window and seen the man fall.
I exclaimed, as I leaped on the small raft which lay alongside.
Indians leaped and yelled with tomahawks, expecting our exit.
c.1200, from Old English hleapan "to jump, run, leap" (class VII strong verb; past tense hleop, past participle hleapen), from Proto-Germanic *khlaupan (cf. Old Saxon hlopan, Old Norse hlaupa, Old Frisian hlapa, Dutch lopen, Old High German hlouffan, German laufen "to run," Gothic us-hlaupan "to jump up"), of uncertain origin, with no known cognates beyond Germanic. Leap-frog, the children's game, is attested by that name from 1590s; figurative use by 1704.
First loke and aftirward lepe [proverb recorded from mid-15c.]Related: Leaped; leaping.
c.1200, from Old English hliep, hlyp (West Saxon), *hlep (Mercian, Northumbrian) "a leap, bound, spring, sudden movement; thing to leap from;" common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian hlep, Dutch loop, Old High German hlouf, German lauf); from the root of leap (v.). Leaps has been paired with bounds since at least 1720.