jump·​suit | \ ˈjəmp-ˌsüt How to pronounce jumpsuit (audio) \

Definition of jumpsuit

1 : a one-piece garment consisting of a blouse or shirt with attached trousers or shorts
2 : a coverall worn by parachutists for jumping

Examples of jumpsuit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Reffitt -- who was wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, white Velcro sneakers and a medical face mask -- seemed uninterested during most of the proceedings. Hannah Rabinowitz And Marshall Cohen, CNN, 21 July 2021 He is dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, a white long-sleeve undershirt and sandals. Terry Spencer, Star Tribune, 14 July 2021 In these photos, Ciara shows off her hourglass silhouette in a spaghetti-strap jumpsuit with keyhole cuts at the hips. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 July 2021 The replica was constructed in London, with a head made of beeswax and Japan wax cast from a plaster mold, and human hair, inserted one strand at a time; it was dressed in a papaya-colored jumpsuit and Gucci sneakers from Williams’s own closet. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 17 May 2021 Bimini has on a black jumpsuit and an orange wig and looks like a janitor who put a mop on his head and is pretending to be a lady. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 4 Mar. 2021 The portrait showed Pugh, 25, as the Russian spy, wielding two guns while clad in a white jumpsuit and green vest. Gabrielle Chung, PEOPLE.com, 8 July 2021 The Russian supermodel was photographed out and about in New York City yesterday, wearing a sultry take on the utilitarian jumpsuit. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 11 June 2021 One was in an interesting jumpsuit, jogging outfit. CBS News, 26 May 2021

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First Known Use of jumpsuit

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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31 Jul 2021

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“Jumpsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumpsuit. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of jumpsuit

: a piece of clothing that consists of a blouse or shirt with attached pants or shorts


jump·​suit | \ ˈjəmp-ˌsüt How to pronounce jumpsuit (audio) \

Kids Definition of jumpsuit

: a one-piece garment consisting of a shirt with attached pants or shorts

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