As a verb: asking someone a question with the idea that their answer will serve as the necessary conversational opening for you to tell some big story about yourself.
Dwayne: Have you ever been to France?
Shawna: Yes, I went there for two weeks with my family last summer.
Dwayne: I spent three months in France last summer, and man, I really know a lot about French life now. Let me tell you about this cafe I went to in Nice ... Bla bla.
Shawna: Ooh la la, does he know how to springboard!
Prices shown in USD.
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from email@example.com. We'll never spam you.