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Johnny-come-latelyA newcomer; a novice; an upstart.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteA person (or organization) who often expresses a strong opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects.Rate it:

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Johnny-one-noteAn opinion or viewpoint on a single subject or a few particular subjects which is frequently expressed by a person or organization.Rate it:

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rubber johnnycondomRate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA man who is infatuated with one or more theatrical actresses and who routinely lingers in and around theatres in an effort to meet and form relationships with the female object(s) of his affection.Rate it:

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stage-door JohnnyA devoted fan of live theatre and of performing artists, who habitually spends time in and around theatres.Rate it:

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jump aroundTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.Rate it:

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jump atTo accept something enthusiastically. Usually an opportunity, or chance, or job etc.Rate it:

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jump onTo board a public transport vehicle.Rate it:

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jump upTo move from one position to a higher position by one jump.Rate it:

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jump aboutTo move erratically by jumping. Usually as a result of being excited.Rate it:

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jump aroundTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.Rate it:

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jump downTo leave an elevated position to a lower position by one jump.Rate it:

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jump onTo attack someone verbally, or criticise them over strongly for small errors.Rate it:

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get a jump onTo start early, especially to start before something begins or before others begin.Rate it:

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go jump in the lakeUsed to tell a person that to go away, or that their request will not be met.Rate it:

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go take a jump in the lake!a rude way of telling someone to go away and stop annoying you.Rate it:

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hop, skip, and a jumpa short distanceRate it:

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jumpBy jerking the body violently.Rate it:

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jumpThat is further forward.Rate it:

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jumpTo attack suddenly and violently.Rate it:

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jumpTo cause oneself to leave an elevated location and fall downward.Rate it:

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jumpTo employ a move in certain board games where one game piece is moved from one legal position to another passing over the position of another piece.Rate it:

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jumpTo employ a parachute to leave an aircraft or elevated location.Rate it:

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jumpTo force to jump.Rate it:

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jumpTo propel oneself rapidly upward such that momentum causes the body to become airborne.Rate it:

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jump aboutTo move from side to side, or fidget annoyingly. Usually as a result of being nervous.Rate it:

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jump at the chanceTo immediately accept an offer.Rate it:

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jump down someone's throatTo criticise with excessive and unexpected harshness.Rate it:

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jump for joyExalt, [rejoice]], feel elation.Rate it:

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jump inTo enter something quickly. Usually a mode of transport.Rate it:

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jump in one's skinTo start with fright.Rate it:

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jump offTo participate in the final round of an equestrian showjumping event.Rate it:

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jump offTo move from an elevated place by one jump.Rate it:

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jump on the bandwagonTo profit from a craze; to join a trend.Rate it:

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jump ropeA single jump in this game or activity, counted as a measure of achievement.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.Rate it:

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jump ropeThe length of rope, sometimes with handles, casing or other additions, used in that activity.Rate it:

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jump shipTo depart a project without warning.Rate it:

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jump shipTo part from a ship.Rate it:

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jump someone's bonesTo have sex.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo act or begin too soon or without due caution.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo begin a race too soon, before the starting gun goes off.Rate it:

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jump the gunTo trade securities based on information that is not yet public; to trade on inside information.Rate it:

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jump the queueTo desire preferential treatment, undue influence; impatient.Rate it:

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jump the queueTo move into a queue ahead of others who have been waiting longer or that have a higher priority; push in.Rate it:

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jump the sharkTo undergo a storyline development which is so ridiculous that previous quality is considered to have been lost.Rate it:

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jump through hoopsTo put forth effort for the sake of appearance or demonstration.Rate it:

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jump to conclusionsMake conclusions before being presented with all the evidence.Rate it:

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jump to my tunejump to my tune', means 'Go Along With Another's Ideas, Program, Schedule, Agenda, 'Cooperate Fully With My Methodology, My Way Of Doing Things:Rate it:

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