Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A jump for height made over a horizontal bar in a track-and-field contest.
  • n. A contest in which high jumps are made.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An athletics event where a competitor must jump over a bar placed gradually higher and higher.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar
  • n. a competition that involves jumping as high as possible over a horizontal bar

Etymologies

From high + jump. (Wiktionary)

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