leapfrog - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˈliːpˌfrɒɡ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyleapfrog
he/she/itleapfrogs
present participleleapfrogging
past tenseleapfrogged
past participleleapfrogged
  1. to go straight from a job or position that was lower in status than someone’s to one that is higher than theirs