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

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Her black Marimekko jumpsuit is rendered in large white floral prints ($495) and is cuffed at the ankles. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Look Is Money: How Fashion Influencers Get Dressed Part 2," 1 July 2019 After ripping the backside of her multicolored beaded jumpsuit, the rapper informed the audience of the mishap and briefly left the stage. Gabrielle Sorto, CNN, "Cardi B performs in a bathrobe after suffering a wardrobe malfunction at Bonnaroo," 17 June 2019 Haynes wore a gray jumpsuit with rips in the legs that showed off scars where cancer had caused the 48-year-old Reisterstown woman to have her femur removed and her knee reconstructed from her calf muscle and a tendon from a cadaver. Colin Campbell, baltimoresun.com, "'I am a miracle': Cancer survivors take the runway at annual Hopkins fashion show," 9 June 2019 Rethink Overalls Get over your jumpsuit by flirting with its kissing cousin, the overall. Vogue, "12 Styling Tips to Try Now—Inspired by Fall Street Style," 28 Mar. 2019 Outside their barracks, two women in orange jumpsuits lay in the dust and dead grass, resting their heads on a concrete walkway. Earl Shorris, Harper's magazine, "El Corralón," 24 June 2019 Dressed in an orange jumpsuit and plastic clogs, Ramos seemed dazed and stared at the floor as Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Savage read the charges against him. Alexei Koseff, SFChronicle.com, "Man accused of killing rookie Sacramento police officer appears in court," 24 June 2019 Alowemer, wearing an orange jumpsuit, listened intently to his Arabic translator during the court hearing. Washington Post, "Syrian refugee held for trial in alleged church bomb plot," 21 June 2019 Bobbitt, clad in an orange prison jumpsuit, declined to make a statement in court. David Porter, The Seattle Times, "Homeless ‘good Samaritan’ gets probation in gas money scam," 12 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of jumpsuit

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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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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