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 This fella still hunts in Grandad’s orange jumpsuit, stained with the blood of hundreds of dead critters. Drew Palmer, Outdoor Life, "50 Hunter Stereotypes from Every State," 15 May 2020 To kick-start these new commitments, Madewell also added a ton of new spring styles via the Do Well Shop, including a must-have tie-dye denim jacket, as well as spring-weather-ready cardigans, jumpsuits, and dresses. Eliza Huber, refinery29.com, "Madewell Just Got More Sustainable," 31 Mar. 2020 Karwai TangGetty Images Harry Styles wore three gorgeous outfits to Tuesday's Brit Awards in London: a brown Gucci suit, a lace Gucci jumpsuit, and a yellow Marc Jacobs suit. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Harry Styles' Incredible Brit Awards Outfits Were Inspired by Princess Diana," 19 Feb. 2020 Shackled hand and foot in a loosely fitting orange jail jumpsuit, Sanders stood at times with his arms crossed before the judge. Jeff Amy, BostonGlobe.com, "Mississippi man pleads guilty in killing of Catholic nuns," 22 June 2018 Wearing an orange and white striped jail jumpsuit and orange flip flops, the defendant appeared relaxed during Monday's appearance and chatted amiably with his attorney. CBS News, "Military impersonator landed helicopter at base to impress woman, agent says," 12 Feb. 2018 Fire rescue staff and deputies stood shoulder to shoulder and clustered in groups, as did a chain gang of half a dozen inmates wearing striped jumpsuits, orange trucker hats and chains clanking around their ankles. Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon, USA TODAY, "A Florida sheriff held a parade where robots handed out candy, but was it really safe?," 27 Mar. 2020 Many wore orange jumpsuits and shackles as their relatives fought back emotion. Washington Post, "‘Bodies flew everywhere’: A border chase shows role U.S. citizens play in immigration smuggling," 31 Oct. 2019 The two defendants wore tan jumpsuits and held their hands cuffed in front of them. Susan Scutti, CNN, "More arrests expected in 12 deaths at Florida nursing home, police say," 27 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of jumpsuit

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of jumpsuit was in 1944

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29 May 2020

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“Jumpsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumpsuit. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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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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