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jump

1. slang To attack (someone), usually unexpectedly. David has a black eye because he got jumped coming home last night.
2. vulgar slang To have sex (with someone). George won't try to jump you on the first date or anything—he's more of a gentleman than that.

jump (down) (from something)

to jump downward off something. A small mouse jumped down from the shelf. A tiny mouse jumped from the shelf.

jump

verb

jump

1. tv. to attack someone. (General slang.) The dope addicts will jump anybody for a few bucks to buy drugs.
2. tv. to copulate [with] someone. (Usually objectionable.) He was so horny, I just knew he was gonna try to jump me.

jump

/go through the hoop
To undergo a rigorous trial or examination.

jump

/skip bail
To fail to appear in court and so forfeit one's bail.
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