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a game in which players take turns in
over another player bent over from the waist.
an advance from one place, position, or situation to another without progressing through all or any of the places or stages in between:
a leapfrog from bank teller to vice president in one short year.
verb (used with object)
to jump over (a person or thing) in or as if in leapfrog:
He leapfrogged the fence to reach the crying child.
to move or cause to move as if in leapfrog:
Manufacturers are leapfrogging prices because the cost of raw materials has doubled.
verb (used without object)
to move or advance in or as if in leapfrog:
Our tour leapfrogged through six cities in four days.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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British Dictionary definitions for
a children's game in which each player in turn leaps over the others' bent backs, leaning on them with the hands and spreading the legs wide
) to play leapfrog
) to leap in this way over (something)
to advance or cause to advance by jumps or stages
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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