show jumping


show jumping
'show .jumping
n [U]
a sport in which horses with riders have to jump a series of fences as quickly and skilfully as possible
>show jumper n

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • show jumping — also showjumping N UNCOUNT Show jumping is a sport in which horses are ridden in competitions to demonstrate their skill in jumping over fences and walls …   English dictionary

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  • show jumping — UK / US noun [uncountable] a sport in which someone riding a horse jumps over a set of fences and is judged on their speed and ability Derived word: show jumper noun countable Word forms show jumper : singular show jumper plural show jumpers …   English dictionary

  • show jumping — noun Date: 1929 the competitive riding of horses one at a time over a set course of obstacles in which the winner is judged according to ability and speed • show jumper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • show jumping — noun An equestrian event in which a riders horse is jumped over an array of obstacles. See Also: show jumper …   Wiktionary

  • show jumping — noun (U) a sport in which horses with riders have to jump a series of fences as quickly and skilfully as possible show jumper noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English