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jump-up

noun
1.
(in the Caribbean) an occasion of mass dancing and merrymaking, as in a carnival
verb (intransitive, adverb)
2.
to stand up quickly and suddenly
3.
(in the Caribbean) to take part in a jump-up
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jump-up

noun

A job that must be done at once, with little time to think and prepare (1970s+ Army)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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