leaper leaper

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)

Usage(s):

  1. Baby's jockey gave him a fight talk; Superman's said a last-minute prayer; the nameless leaper's rested on his luck.
  2. Author of this idea was unorthodox Physicist Felix Ehrenhaft, whom most of his colleagues consider a champion leaper-to-a-conclusion.
  3. That implacable leaper at conclusions, British Historian Arnold Toynbee, 72, now trains his erudition on a new target.

News

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    J.J. Watt — the greatest leaper ever? J.J. Watt is listed at 6-foot-5 and nearly 300 pounds. He is the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year after recording 20.5 sacks and tipping an NFL-record 16 passes.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: MSN

Quotes

  1. "Tyrus Thomas is a great leaper. He got a piece of it and I just came up and got the rebound," Bosh said. "I was talking to TJ a couple of days ago and we were talking about game-winning free throws. He asked me if I think about it and I...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Chris Bosh Source: USA Today

  2. "You're not going to block eight shots every night, no matter how good of a shot-blocker and leaper you are," Gasol said. "I'm not the best leaper in this league. I just try to read the defense the best way I can."
    on Jan 29, 2007 By: Pau Gasol Source: Forbes

  3. "He'sa little different because he's not the greatest leaper," Williams said of Hill. "I'm not trying to say that as a negative for him, but he depends on timing more than anything. He's more of a cerebral [player]. He watches the guys and at...
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Roy Williams Source: The Devils Den.com (subscription)

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