Noun(1) advancing as if in the child's game, by leaping over obstacles or competitors(2) a game in which one child bends down and another leaps over
Verb(1) jump across(2) progress by large jumps instead of small increments
(1) City won 2-1 to leapfrog Walsall and move back into 19th spot, still ten points clear of the bottom three.(2) Key states play leapfrog in the skirmish for early primary dates.(3) The team had overtaken the Italians but still failed to leapfrog the leading three.(4) And two more points over an indifferent Brods side would see them leapfrog the visitors and move within touching distance of leaders Bridlington and York.(5) The fact that publishers can leapfrog this hurdle by agreeing to submit the full text of articles has fuelled publishers' grievances.(6) We don't have to go there in linear fashion, we could leapfrog the technology stage.(7) we were playing leapfrog(8) This game of electoral leapfrog might be in the best interest of individual states, but it's destructive to the national interest.(9) Booking online can leapfrog both queuing for lift passes and organising tuition - while providing significant discounts.(10) This victory allowed them to leapfrog Hibs and move back into third place in the league.(11) attempts to leapfrog the barriers of class(12) If California wine continues to grow at this rate, the state could leapfrog over France in take-home wine sales, as Australia did.(13) He said it had built a portfolio of exclusive patents and hoped to leapfrog the next stage of the development of LCD, which is used in 80 per cent of flat panel displays.(14) The bait: an opportunity for politicians-in-the-making to leapfrog into lofty party positions.(15) attempts to leapfrog the barriers of class(16) Without a large and well-integrated base, any attempt to leapfrog by moving in unproven directions in technological growth can lead to long-term problems, even if there are some gains in the short term.