broad jump

broad jump
broad′ jump`
n.
spo
long jump
Etymology: 1870–1875 broad′-jump`, v.i. -jumped, -jump•ing. broad′ jump`er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • broad´-jump´er — broad jump, 1. a jump to cover as much ground as possible. 2. a contest for the longest jump: »He won the broad jump. Also, long jump. broad jump «BRD JUHMP», intransitive verb. to do a broad jump or jumps; long jump. –v.t …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad jump — n AmE the broad jump the ↑long jump …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad jump — n. former name for LONG JUMP …   English World dictionary

  • broad jump — noun 1. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start • Syn: ↑long jump • Hypernyms: ↑field event • Part Meronyms: ↑run up 2. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start • …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-jump — /brawd jump /, v.i. Track. long jump. * * * broad jump, 1. a jump to cover as much ground as possible. 2. a contest for the longest jump: »He won the broad jump. Also, long jump. broad jump «BRD JUHMP», intransitive verb. to do a broad jump or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad jump, the — broad ,jump, the noun AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED the LONG JUMP …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • broad jump — noun Date: 1867 long jump • broad jumper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • broad-jump — /brawd jump /, v.i. Track. long jump. * * * …   Universalium

  • broad jump — noun (U) AmE a sport in which you try to jump as far as possible; long jump …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad jump — /ˈbrɔd dʒʌmp / (say brawd jump) noun → long jump …  

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