leap for joy(redirected from leaping for joy)
leap for joy
To be exuberant or very happy about something. I practically leapt for joy when I saw that I'd gotten an A on that impossible history test. I'm going to leap for joy when I see my boyfriend at the airport.
leap for joyand jump for joy
Fig. to jump up because one is happy; to be very happy. Tommy leapt for joy because he had won the race. We all leapt for joy when we heard the news.