American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The commencement of a race or of a planned military attack.
- n. A jumping contest at a horse show, especially a final or tie-breaking round.
“This really is the best possible jump-off point for bringing institutional reform into the conventional-wisdom fold.”
“The stardom of the cast of Basketball Wives, Love & Hip Hop and plus-ones like Amber Rose and Cat Stacks make being a groupie, jump-off, or an athlete/rapper's girlfriend seem like a lucrative career choice.”
“It's a whole new freaking jump-off, said the Peas 'leader will. i.am.”
“What's more, it appears that Scream 4 is the jump-off for another trilogy.”
“He cared more about the jump-off in South America than he did about his state, his wife and his kids.”
“Let the jump-off from South America stand by his side, since he was so gung-ho to disappear just to see her.”
“While there are many great images in this work that might serve as jump-off into prose/poetry ~ I confess my inability to grasp it as connected thought; reading it feels more like trying to pick up egg whites.”
“In about 2004, I got noticed by Mike Skinner at a jump-off battle at Brixton Academy.”
“The jump-off to 2001 and beyond, it's attitude sneering and bland, with a lah-de-dah shrug at the blood on the ground spilled by those who don't make it.”
“Recent seizures involving the Irish naval service, Irish customs and the Garda Síochána indicate that the use of isolated places on the Irish Atlantic coastline as "jump-off points" for drug smugglers is growing.”
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