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Meaning of LEAPING

Pronunciation:  l'eeping

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a light springing movement upwards or forwards
  2. [adj]  moving upward and forward in a quick motion or series of motions; or characterized by leaps; "a leaping gait"; "the springing panther"

LEAPING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: bounce, bound, leap, moving, saltation, spring, springing
 See Also: jump, jumping, pounce



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Leap"ing\, a. & n.
from {Leap}, to jump.

{Leaping house}, a brothel. [Obs.] --Shak.

{Leaping pole}, a pole used in some games of leaping.

{Leaping spider} (Zo["o]l.), a jumping spider; one of the

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are leaping over an object means that you will eventually achieve your desires and goals after some efforts and struggle.
Thesaurus Terms
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