Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jump.
They gave little jumps as they walked, as though they were on springs.
The flame jumps down at every tick.
You see, my mind is undisciplined, full of skips and jumps, and here and there a lot of things huddled together in dark corners.
Arboreal species include the well-known opossums (Phalanger); the extraordinary tree-kangaroo of the Queensland tropics; the flying squirrel, which expands a membrane between the legs and arms, and by its aid makes long sailing jumps from tree to tree; and the native bear (Phascolarctos), an animal with no affinities to the bear, and having a long soft fur and no tail.
The fact that one of the characters jumps on another's back, and the rather promiscuous kissing which takes place, are nothing to the liberties usually taken in contemporary plays.