jumpsuit

noun

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

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Jumpsuit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jumpsuit. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

jumpsuit

noun
jump·​suit ˈjəmp-ˌsüt How to pronounce jumpsuit (audio)
1
: a uniform worn by parachutists for jumping
2
: a one-piece garment consisting of a blouse or shirt with attached trousers or shorts

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