verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of high jump
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I could never have played on the eleven, or on the nine, but I have a chance in the high-jump.
In the high-jump, however, Hicks had given considerable promise, which to date the grasshopper collegian had failed to keep.
His final chance, and outside of his hopes of winning the track award in the high-jump, Hicks saw no way to win his B.
By sticking to it, you have won your track B in the high-jump, thanks to your grass-hopper build, and we rejoice at your reward!
The positions assumed when in the air by a high-jump athlete are almost incredible as revealed by the camera.More Science From an Easy Chair
Sir E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester
- the high jumpan athletic event in which a competitor has to jump over a high bar set between two vertical supports
- (as modifier)high-jump techniques