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  • n. Plural form of high-jumper.

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Examples

  • It's likely that receivers Jordan Bishop and Obum Gwacham will both compete in the Pac-10 championships as 7-foot high-jumpers, and the Beavers could put together a competitive 4-by-100 relay team.

    Around the Pac-10 Conference

  • I have no doubt that, if you set your mind to it and had enough time and enough political power, you could breed a race of superior body-builders, or high-jumpers, or shot-putters; pearl fishers, sumo wrestlers, or sprinters; or I suspect, although now with less confidence because there are no animal precedents superior musicians, poets, mathematicians or wine-tasters.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • "Them's the high-jumpers," said the first baggageman.

    Chapter 23

  • There were the greyhounds, the high-jumpers and wide-leapers.

    Chapter 26

  • Punk was the only Lakerimmer on the team that attempted to win glory on the flying-rings, but he and his brother Kingstonians suffered a like humiliation with the standing high-jumpers.

    The Dozen from Lakerim

  • The men that the college remembers and cherishes are not ball-players, and boat-racers, and high-jumpers, and boxers, and fencers, and heroes of single-stick, good fellows as they are, but the patriots and scholars and poets and orators and philosophers.

    Ars Recte Vivendi; Being Essays Contributed to "The Easy Chair"

  • Despite their reputation for championship leaping, bunnies are not high-jumpers; they're hurdlers.

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  • Brett Blanshan, a sprinter from Selah, will join the men's team while the women's team will add high-jumpers

    The Seattle Times

  • Williams was the area's top 800 and mile runner, one of the better high-jumpers and a part of the state's runner-up 4x800 relay team.

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