Definitions

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  • adv. With a leaping motion; in bounds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By leaps.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • By leaps and bounds.

Etymologies

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leaping +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Among the women security guards, many were leapingly chanting the slogan 'Down with the brokering system.'

    Thousands of Security Workers Rose up in Kathmandu

  • We have two great candidates -- one a hard working, never give up eager beaver, and one an inspiring, heart-leapingly brilliant stallion.

    Erica Jong: Why Am I So Afraid

  • It closes with a heart-leapingly loud burst of static - the same burst that opens the record, and well, we're back where we started.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Still, a lot of good work ” verifiable, informative, brain-leapingly strange ” is being cast out of this paperless, infinitely expandable accordion folder by people who have a narrow, almost grade-schoolish notion of what sort of curiosity an online encyclopedia will be able to satisfy in the years to come.

    The Charms of Wikipedia

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