leapfrog

Definitions of leapfrog
  1. noun
    a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over
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    type of:
    child's game
    a game enjoyed by children
  2. noun
    advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors
    “the company still believes the chip is a leapfrog in integration and will pay huge dividends”
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    type of:
    advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression
    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
  3. verb
    jump across
    “He leapfrogged his classmates”
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    type of:
    bound, jump, leap, spring
    move forward by leaps and bounds
  4. verb
    progress by large jumps instead of small increments
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    type of:
    advance, come along, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up
    develop in a positive way
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