Definition of jumping spider in English:

jumping spider

noun

  • A large-eyed spider that hunts prey by stalking and pouncing on it.

    • ‘‘I'm not ‘into’ spiders and usually leave them alone, but I've seen a few jumping spiders around and it is interesting to see them hunt for insects.‘’
    • ‘Wolf spiders, tarantulas, and jumping spiders are of this sort.’
    • ‘A dragonfly zips about and lands behind a jumping spider.’
    • ‘This is where I thanked my lucky stars that it wasn't a jumping spider.’
    • ‘Acutally, even the jumping spiders that posture fiercely on door and window frames are worth watching.’