leapfrog

Definitions of leapfrog
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n a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over

Type of:
child's game
a game enjoyed by children

n 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”
Type of:
advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression
the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

v jump across

“He leapfrogged his classmates”
Type of:
bound, jump, leap, spring
move forward by leaps and bounds

v progress by large jumps instead of small increments

Type of:
advance, come along, come on, get along, get on, progress, shape up
develop in a positive way

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