leap forward(redirected from leapt forward)
To hop, jump, or dart forward very quickly or suddenly. I crouched down to pet the dog, when all of a sudden it leapt forward and bit me. Janet leaped forward when the singer asked if anyone wanted an autograph.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
to jump or hop forward. The little creature leapt forward and looked carefully at us. As the frog leapt forward, the kitten jumped straight up and fled.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.