Definition of leapfrog verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

leapfrog

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡ//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they leapfrog
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡ//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡ//
 
he / she / it leapfrogs
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡz//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡz//
 
past simple leapfrogged
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡd//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡd//
 
past participle leapfrogged
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡd//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡd//
 
-ing form leapfrogging
BrE BrE//ˈliːpfrɒɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːpfrɔːɡɪŋ//
 
, NAmE//ˈliːpfrɑːɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(leapfrogging, leapfrogged) [transitive, intransitive] leapfrog (somebody/something) to get to a higher position or rank by going past somebody else or by missing out some stages The win allowed them to leapfrog three teams to gain second place.
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