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jumpy

informal An inflatable structure often in the shape of a castle or house in which children are able to jump and bounce around safely. Primarily heard in US. I was looking into renting a jumpy for my son's birthday, but I was shocked at how much it was going to cost. They've also got jumpies and fun carnival games at the fair for the younger kids, so it will be a great time for all families to enjoy.

jumpy

mod. nervous. Now, don’t be jumpy. Everything will be all right.
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It is the new, upturned-saucer greens which create much of the difficulty and, looking at last year's result where three of the jumpiest putters on tour, two-time champion Eduardo Romero, Emanuele Canonica and Andrew Coltart, filled the frame, it now looks as if these one-off putting surfaces have become the great equaliser, giving the weak every chance of competing against the strong.
In reality, however, the film is the goriest, silliest, jumpiest, wet T-shirt contest of the year.
So, to enter just about any public building, or even a private apartment house, in Bogota is to go through the same security routines as at the jumpiest of international airports: sign in with armed private security guards, trade a photo ID for a visitor's badge and, often, pass through a metal detector.