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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Gigi Hadid turned heads in NYC in a bright blue Emilia Wickstead caped jumpsuit from the designer's Fall 2019 collection while attending Variety's Power of Women Event today. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Casually Slayed a Cape on the Streets of New York City," 5 Apr. 2019 Shop Now: Grlfrnd Denim Sloane Jumpsuit, $229.[modaoperandi.com](a similar style](https://www.modaoperandi.com/grlfrnd-denim-fw18/sloane-denim-jumpsuit). Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Kylie Jenner’s $1,100 Outfit Is Basically a Coat With Pants Sewn On," 30 Nov. 2018 From left: Sheer pocket play at Fendi; Givenchy’s luxe cargo pants are wish list-worthy; Hermès nailed the pocket-y jumpsuit; at Loewe the pockets were almost as big as the garment; Louis Vuitton’s futuristic woman uses old-school utility tricks. Rory Satran, WSJ, "Next Year’s Most Wearable Women’s Trends," 5 Oct. 2018 Winner appeared in court wearing an orange jumpsuit. Terace Garnier, Fox News, "Reality Winner sentenced to more than 5 years over classified report leak," 23 Aug. 2018 The rapper matched her lustrous, waist-length extensions to her silver jumpsuit, and added another element of wow-worthy beauty to her glam by way of sunset eyes. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Cardi B Wore Silver Hair and Sunset-Colored Makeup," 14 Nov. 2018 By far the most famous is this viral 2007 Philippine prison dance, featuring hundreds of convicts rocking their orange jumpsuits in style. Aja Romano, Vox, "Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is the eternal Halloween bop — and so much more," 31 Oct. 2018 The 18-year-old McCain, short and slender, had long hair that hung far down his orange inmate jumpsuit. Michael Gordon, charlotteobserver, "Mother tells the accused killers of her son: 'He would have been your friend.'," 14 June 2018 Cruz arrived for Friday’s hearing in his red jail jumpsuit, head down and sporting a buzz-cut. Rafael Olmeda, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Parkland shooter's lawyers and prosecutors debate release of confession," 9 June 2018

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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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