Definition of jumping spider in English:

jumping spider

Syllabification: jump·ing spi·der


  • A large-eyed spider that hunts prey by stalking and pouncing on it.
    • Family Salticidae, order Araneae
    More example sentences
    • Wolf spiders, tarantulas, and jumping spiders are of this sort.
    • ‘I'm not ‘into’ spiders and usually leave them alone, but I've seen a few jumping spiders around and it is interesting to see them hunt for insects.‘
    • Acutally, even the jumping spiders that posture fiercely on door and window frames are worth watching.

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