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1.
when someone decides to switch sides just because the side they were originally on was losing.
That douche was jumping ships just because they suck
by Fogol December 27, 2009
 
2.
Fuckin' drunk on any multitude of rums -- more distinct, Captain Morgan or Sailor Jerry.
Vince, "Jumping ship," ran aground last night on Sailor Jerry when a chick dropped anchor on his drunken pass.
by CocksmithVA May 07, 2011