jump·​mas·​ter | \ ˈjəmp-ˌma-stər How to pronounce jumpmaster (audio) \

Definition of jumpmaster

: a person who supervises parachutists

Examples of jumpmaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Condiff enlisted in the Air Force in 2012 and was a static-line jumpmaster, military free-fall jumper, combat scuba diver, air traffic controller and joint terminal attack controller. Fox News, "Navy begins search for airman who fell into Gulf," 16 Nov. 2019 One of Fish’s former Chick-fil-A employees is an Army jumpmaster serving in the conflict there. Kyle Arnold, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Camping out for sandwiches? Dozens plan to wait overnight in Oviedo for free Chick-fil-A," 9 May 2018

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First Known Use of jumpmaster

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Jumpmaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumpmaster. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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