Leapfrog vs Cockalorum - What's the difference?

leapfrog | cockalorum |


As nouns the difference between leapfrog and cockalorum

is that leapfrog is (games) a children's game in which players vault over each other's stooped backs while cockalorum is a menial, yet self-important man, empty boaster.

As a verb leapfrog

is to jump over some obstacle as in leapfrog .

leapfrog

English

Noun

(wikipedia leapfrog) (en noun)
  • (games) A children's game in which players vault over each other's stooped backs.
  • Derived terms

    * leapfrogger

    Verb

    (leapfrogg)
  • To jump over some obstacle as in leapfrog .
  • To overtake
  • This new product will leapfrog the competition.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 12 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Liverpool 2 - 1 Liverpool , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Blackpool thus achieved their first double over Liverpool since the 1946-47 season but more significantly they leapfrogged their opponents in the table with a game in hand. }}
  • (military) To advance by engaging enemy with one unit while the other moves further forward.
  • To progress as in leapfrog .
  • cockalorum

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A menial, yet self-important man, empty boaster.
  • The game leapfrog.
  • A boastful speech.
  • See also

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