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[hahy-juhmp] /ˈhaɪˌdʒʌmp/

verb (used without object)
to participate in the high jump; compete as a high jumper.
verb (used with object)
to clear or attempt to clear (a specified height) in a high jump:
a goal of high-jumping his own height.
noun, Track.
a field event in which athletes, using a running start, compete in jumping for height over a crossbar supported by two upright poles.
a jump for height made in this event.

(Brit, informal) be for the high jump, to be liable to receive a severe reprimand or punishment


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