jump smooth

jump smooth

dated slang To give up illegal or illicit activities; to begin living in a law-abiding manner. The famous former crime boss's memoir explains why he eventually decided to jump smooth. These drugs are killing you, man. You've got to jump smooth, or you're going to end up six feet under.
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jump smooth

in. to give up illegal activities; to become straight. (Underworld.) After a night in the junk tank, I knew I had to jump smooth.
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