Definition of Hop-step-and-jump

1. Noun. An athletic contest in which a competitor must perform successively a hop and a step and a jump in continuous movement.

Exact synonyms: Triple Jump
Generic synonyms: Athletic Competition, Athletic Contest, Athletics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hop-step-and-jump

hoover up
hop, skip, and a jump
hop-step-and-jump (current term)
hop a freight
hop clover
hop field
hop freight
hop garden
hop gardens
hop hornbeam
hop hornbeams
hop it
hop joint
hop marjoram
hop n pop
hop off
hop on

Literary usage of Hop-step-and-jump

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1. Social Life at the English Universities in the Eighteenth Century by Christopher Wordsworth (1874)
"... hop-step-and-jump, and among the rest, skittles; which last is a truly academical exercise, as it is founded on arithmetical and geometrical principles. ..."

2. Gymnastic Teaching by William Skarstrom (1921)
"Three standing hops forward, from left and right foot. Standing hop, step and jump, starting from left and right foot. Three standing broad jumps. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1826)
"Touching behind in place" would also be bewitching, and the preparatory, movements would form an easy introduction to a running hop-step-and-jump to ..."

4. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"... step, and jump," where each foot touches the ground once between taking off and alighting finally. The best " hop, step, and jump "no record is ..."

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