verb (used without object), leaped or leapt, leap·ing.
verb (used with object), leaped or leapt, leap·ing.
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Idioms for leap
Origin of leap
OTHER WORDS FROM leapleap·er, noun
Words nearby leap
Example sentences from the Web for leaper
The rider rose to view for a moment, like a leaper going over a fence sideways.The Great Cattle Trail|Edward S. Ellis
"I hope your friend Leaper hasn't given us the slip," he remarked to the messenger as he joined him again.
Kiddie Katydid and Leaper the Locust quarreled so loudly that they soon drew a crowd around them.
The string may be heightened and lowered at pleasure,—it may be raised as high as the leaper's head when a leaping-pole is used.The Book of Sports:|William Martin
This needs practice, however, for if the leaper loses his balance and falls backward his jump does not count.Three Hundred Things a Bright Boy Can Do|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for leaper
verb leaps, leaping, leapt or leaped
Derived forms of leapleaper, noun
Word Origin for leap
Idioms and Phrases with leaper
In addition to the idioms beginning with leap
- leap in the dark
- leap of faith
- by leaps and bounds
- look before you leap
- quantum leap
Also see underjump.