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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyjump on
he/she/itjumps on
present participlejumping on
past tensejumped on
past participlejumped on
  1. 1
    jump on someone to criticize someone severely

    He jumps on me every time I get something wrong.

  2. 2
    jump on someone same as jump1 (sense 7)

    This man just jumped on my friend.

See also main entry: jump

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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