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jumper

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noun jump·er \ˈjəm-pər\

Definition of jumper

  1. 1 :  a person who jumps

  2. 2 a :  any of various devices operating with a jumping motion b :  any of several sleds c :  a connection used to close a break or cut out part of a circuit

  3. 3 :  any of several jumping animals; especially :  a saddle horse trained to jump obstacles

  4. 4 :  jump shot



1611

First Known Use of jumper

1611

Rhymes with jumper


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jumper

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noun jum·per \ˈjəm-pər\

Definition of jumper

  1. 1 :  a loose blouse or jacket worn by workmen

  2. 2 :  a sleeveless one-piece dress worn usually with a blouse

  3. 3 :  a child's coverall —usually used in plural

  4. 4 chiefly British :  sweater 2a



Origin of jumper

probably from English dialect jump jumper


First Known Use: 1850



JUMPER Defined for Kids

jumper

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noun jum·per \ˈjəm-pər\

Definition of jumper for Students

  1. 1 :  someone or something that jumps

  2. 2 :  a sleeveless dress worn usually with a blouse




Medical Dictionary

jumper

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noun jump·er \ˈjəm-pər\

Medical Definition of jumper

  1. :  one affected with latah or by the condition exhibited by the jumping Frenchmen of Maine




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