follow Dictionary.com

Stories We Like: A Guide to the Comma

get the jump on someone

Slang definitions & phrases for get the jump on someone

get the jump on someone

verb phrase

To get the lead, or an advantage, esp by alert early moves: Never let the other guy get the jump on you (1912+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Word Value for get

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends