Definition of long jump in English:

long jump

noun

  • An athletic event in which competitors jump as far as possible along the ground in one leap.

    • ‘Cuba's Ivan Pedroso also won a fourth consecutive title and in the process produced the second longest indoor leap in the long jump.’
    • ‘He was also the Public Schools' athletic champion in the 100 yards, the hurdles, long jump and high jump.’
    • ‘Eoin is a member of the Naas athletic club and the long jump is his specialist field.’
    • ‘Coomber has competed at amateur level in both the high jump and long jump but never the pole vault.’
    • ‘Macey then moved on to the long jump where his first and only legal jump of 7.59m earned him 957 points.’
    • ‘On the track you might see the 200m while at the end of the field you have the high jump event and to the side you have the long jump.’
    • ‘I set the University of Virginia school record in the long jump on my first jump.’
    • ‘Olympic heptathlon champion Denise Lewis competed in the long jump in her bid to rediscover form and fitness ahead of Paris.’
    • ‘One of the first requests is for music composed to match athletic events - like long jump!’
    • ‘Eleanor O'Gorman and Pat Mulcahy won gold in long jump and high jump respectively.’
    • ‘At the same time she was also competing as a diver for her county, and trying her hand at high jump, long jump and discus throwing at a local athletics club.’
    • ‘I'm not the fastest but I have always been good at technical events and started out in the long jump and high jump as well.’
    • ‘Jones, winner of three gold and two bronze medals in Sydney four years ago, is scheduled to compete only in the long jump.’
    • ‘In Division III no competitor met the qualifying standard in high jump or long jump.’
    • ‘In the under-20 age group Claire and Katie Huck both competed in high jump and long jump.’
    • ‘He was very athletic and good at the high jump and long jump.’
    • ‘The PE coach announced it was time for the long jump and Sam jumped to her feet.’
    • ‘The first event was the long jump, her specialist discipline.’
    • ‘Lewis did compete in the long jump this morning but she was lying 18th in the competition and decided to bring an end to her brave battle.’
    • ‘Padraig Maye proved how versatile of an athlete he is by winning gold medals in the long jump and the high jump.’

Pronunciation:

long jump

/ˈlôNG ˌjəmp/