broad jump
noun Date: 1867 long jumpbroad jumper noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • broad jump — broad′ jump n. spo long jump • Etymology: 1870–1875 broad′ jump , v.i. jumped, jump•ing. broad′ jump er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • broad jump — n AmE the broad jump the ↑long jump …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad jump — n. former name for LONG JUMP …   English World dictionary

  • broad jump — noun 1. a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start • Syn: ↑long jump • Hypernyms: ↑field event • Part Meronyms: ↑run up 2. the act of jumping as far as possible from a running start • …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-jump — /brawd jump /, v.i. Track. long jump. * * * broad jump, 1. a jump to cover as much ground as possible. 2. a contest for the longest jump: »He won the broad jump. Also, long jump. broad jump «BRD JUHMP», intransitive verb. to do a broad jump or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-jump — /brawd jump /, v.i. Track. long jump. * * * …   Universalium

  • broad jump — noun (U) AmE a sport in which you try to jump as far as possible; long jump …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • broad jump — /ˈbrɔd dʒʌmp / (say brawd jump) noun → long jump …   Australian English dictionary

  • broad jump — Track. See long jump. [1870 1875] * * * …   Universalium

  • broad jump — noun North American term for long jump …   English new terms dictionary

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