Definition of Outjumped
1. Verb. (past of outjump) ¹
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Definition of Outjumped
1. outjump [v] - See also: outjump
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Literary usage of Outjumped
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... thirty, forty millions; and thus out- leap, outjump, and outrun him in the race of popularity, just as far as he himself has now outjumped, ..."
2. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
"At the time I traveled in that country, it was said she had outjumped all the young men who had come to woo her; but the captain felt pretty certain that ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"... who had even been jumpers ' to the royal family,' both in Paris and London ; and crossing the sea, have been outjumped by our native democracy. ..."
4. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1860)
"... outjump, and outrun him in the race of popularity, just as far as he himself has now outjumped, ..."
5. Outing (1893)
"He had outjumped all his fellows, and was eager to enter the lists with some of his superiors in age. But the rules forbade. He persisted. ..."
6. Political Leaders of Provincial Pennsylvania by Isaac Sharpless (1919)
"outjumped the Indians, and gained their lasting regard; the great treaty immortalized by Clarkson in history, by West on the canvas, and by Voltaire in ..."
7. Hospitable England in the Seventies: The Diary of a Young American, 1875-1876 by Richard Henry Dana (1921)
"I outjumped him on running long jump by about three feet, though he was barefooted and I had on thick shoes, both of us jumping on the sand. ..."
8. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1879)
"2in., in 1868 outjumped two hundred and fifty men belonging to a regiment stationed at Fort Gratiot, Mich. Thus Thomas Edison has a fine physical ..."