jump with (something)

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jump with (something)

1. To move involuntarily because of some negative stimulus. Mary jumped with alarm when Tom put his hand on her shoulder. The poor child jumped with pain when I pulled the bandage off.
2. To be filled with and made very active by a large number or amount of something. The club was jumping with an incredible blend of jazz and hip-hop. Their party was jumping with people by the end of the night.
3. To be filled with and energized by some positive emotion. The kids were jumping with excitement when we told them we were going to Disneyland. What's wrong? I thought you'd jump with joy when I told you the news.
See also: jump

jump with something

Fig. to be very active with excitement or enthusiasm. The crowd was jumping with enthusiasm. The bar was jumping with young people.
See also: jump