Definition of be jumping up and down in English:

be jumping up and down

phrase

informal
  • Be very angry, upset, or excited.

    ‘there are people jumping up and down because at this stage they do not understand all the pros and cons’
    • ‘For these reasons, you'd expect liberals to be jumping up and down with joy.’
    • ‘Before you all start jumping up and down at that last question, read on.’
    • ‘They've been jumping up and down about it for a year now, in fact, over a year now.’
    • ‘For me, this is a record that record labels would have been jumping up and down to get their hands on.’
    • ‘I'm jumping up and down with excitement about coming out to celebrate with you tomorrow night!’
    • ‘Meanwhile the Owen injury has got everyone jumping up and down for Chris Sutton's inclusion in the next England squad.’
    very excited, jumping up and down, on fire, delirious, in a frenzy, frantic
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