jump at - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyjump at
he/she/itjumps at
present participlejumping at
past tensejumped at
past participlejumped at
  1. jump at something to take an opportunity that is offered to you in a very enthusiastic way

    I jumped at the chance to go with him.

See also main entry: jump