hop, step, and jump


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hop, step, and jump

n
1. (Athletics (Track & Field)) an older term for triple jump
2. Also called: hop, skip, and jump a short distance: the shops are only a hop, step, and jump from our house.

tri′ple jump′



n.
(in track and field) a jumping event for distance in which a participant leaps on one foot from a takeoff point, lands on the same foot, steps forward on the other foot, leaps, and lands on both feet. Also called hop, step, and jump.
[1960–65]