Definition of Leapfrogged

1. Verb. (past of leapfrog) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leapfrogged

1. leapfrog [v] - See also: leapfrog

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leapfrogged

leap of faith
leap out
leap second
leap seconds
leap to mind
leap year
leap years
leapable
leaped
leaper
leapers
leapest
leapeth
leapfrog
leapfrog position
leapfrogged
leapfrogger
leapfroggers
leapfrogging
leapfrogs
leapful
leapfuls
leaping
leaping-house
leaping house
leapingly
leapings
leapling
leaplings
leaprous

Literary usage of Leapfrogged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"Leapfrogged it hundreds and hundreds of times when I were a boy, I have ; and so has my father and grandfather afore me ; and why not my sons, ..."

2. Sea-Changes: American Foreign Policy in a World Transformed by Nicholas X. Rizopoulos (1990)
"But before the year's end, the Soviet Union leapfrogged over the Baghdad Pact, established its presence and influence in Egypt and Syria, and subsequently ..."

3. The Air Force and the Great Engine War by Robert W. Drewes (1995)
"Then when GE contracted with the Navy to develop a gas turbine engine for PT boats, the company inadvertently leapfrogged into an even better understanding ..."

4. Starting with Comprehension: Reading Strategies for the Youngest Learners by Andie Cunningham, Ruth Shagoury (2005)
"When I asked them how their thinking changed as we read through the book, the conversation leapfrogged past a simple retelling and individual isolated ..."

5. Interstate Transportation of Human Pathogens: Hearing Before the Committee by Orrin G. Hatch (1999)
"... what we have heard today is again the fact that technology has to some degree leapfrogged our approval process, and I think the challenge for all of us, ..."

6. Moving the Force: Desert Storm and Beyond by Scott W. Conrad (1994)
"VII Corps was trucked 330 miles across the desert, and XVIII Airborne Corps leapfrogged more than 500 miles west and north. This required us to assemble a ..."

7. The Fourth Division: Its Services and Achievements in the World War by Christian Albert Bach, Henry Noble Hall (1920)
"At 9:30 AM, when the barrage rested for 30 minutes at the hostile intermediate position, the 3rd Battalion "leapfrogged" the 2nd Battalion and the advance ..."

8. Reform and Growth in Africa by Jorge Braga de Macedo, Omar Kabbaj, African Development Bank (2000)
"... while by 199n it had leapfrogged into the selected group of countries that had adopted the policy measures commonly advocated by Bretton Woods ..."

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