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 The 32-year-old Ben Lomond resident, who was on active duty at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, appeared in court via video from Santa Rita Jail, wearing a red jumpsuit and a blue mask strapped underneath his chin. Alejandro Serrano, SFChronicle.com, "Air Force sergeant indicted in murder case of federal security guard in Oakland," 29 June 2020 The host, outfitted in a breezy print jumpsuit, sported a mask over her face, looking like someone who moves between the runway and the operating room. Washington Post, "A never-Trumper tried to drag Domino’s over an 8-year-old tweet. The pizza giant was just saying thanks.," 26 June 2020 Utilitarian and extremely comfortable, this khaki maternity jumpsuit goes great with sandals in the summer and Docs in the fall. Krystin Arneson, CNN Underscored, "The best womenswear deals from Amazon’s Big Style Sale," 22 June 2020 Glee, wearing an orange and white jumpsuit, did not speak during the brief hearing. Jeff Burlew, USA TODAY, "Aaron Glee Jr. confesses in deaths of Oluwatoyin Salau and Victoria Sims, court documents say," 21 June 2020 Handcuffed and in an orange jumpsuit, with a protective mask over his mouth, the 44-year-old cop was beamed into Hennepin County court in Minneapolis on June 8th for around 15 minutes from a maximum-security prison. The Economist, "In camera Covid-19 forces courts to hold proceedings online," 14 June 2020 The former officer appeared in the Hennepin County court through video conferencing from prison, wearing an orange jumpsuit and blue mask. NBC News, "Los Angeles won't prosecute curfew violations," 10 June 2020 Chauvin, 44, appeared in Hennepin County court via a video feed Monday afternoon from the state's maximum security prison in Oak Park Heights, wearing an orange jumpsuit and a face mask, with his hands cuffed. Erin Donaghue, CBS News, "Judge sets conditional bail of $1 million for ex-officer charged in George Floyd's death," 9 June 2020 As the final chords faded, officers in drab olive jumpsuits and riot helmets streamed in and decreed that the crowds had breached disease-control orders. Suzanne Sataline, The Atlantic, "The Challenge to China From Hong Kong's 'Sense of Country'," 21 May 2020

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First Known Use of jumpsuit

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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6 Jul 2020

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“Jumpsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumpsuit. Accessed 12 Jul. 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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