Translation of "leap" - English-French dictionary


verb /liːp/ (past tense, past participles leapt /lept/, especially American leaped)

to jump

He leapt into the boat.

to jump over

sauter par-dessus
The dog leapt the wall.

to rush eagerly

She leaped into his arms.
leapfrog noun

a game in which one person vaults over another’s bent back, pushing off from his hands.

leap year

every fourth year, which consists of 366 days, February having 29, ie 1996, 2000, 2004 etc.

année bissextile
by leaps and bounds

extremely rapidly and successfully

à pas de géant
His English is improving by leaps and bounds.

(Translation of “leap” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)