jumper

Primary Meanings of jumper

1.
n
a person who jumps
2.
n
a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
3.
n
a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
Full Definitions of jumper
1

n a person who jumps

“as the jumper neared the ground he lost control”
“the jumper's parachute opened”
Types:
parachute jumper, parachuter, parachutist
a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute
skydiver
a person who jumps from a plane and performs various gymnastic maneuvers before pulling the parachute cord
Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n an athlete who competes at jumping

“he is one hell of a jumper
Examples:
Frederick Carleton Lewis
United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
Types:
bounder, leaper
someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)
hopper
someone who hops
ski jumper
a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)
Type of:
athlete, jock
a person trained to compete in sports

n (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump

Synonyms:
jump shot
Type of:
basketball shot
throwing the basketball toward the hoop
2

n a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing

Synonyms:
pinafore, pinny
Type of:
dress, frock
a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

n a coverall worn by children

Type of:
coverall
a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

n a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen

Type of:
jacket
a short coat

n a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body

Synonyms:
sweater
Types:
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cardigan
knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper
pullover, slipover
a sweater that is put on by pulling it over the head
polo-neck, turtle, turtleneck
a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar
sweatshirt
cotton knit pullover with long sleeves worn during athletic activity
Type of:
garment
an article of clothing
3

n a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections

Types:
booster cable, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead
a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire
clip lead
a short piece of wire with alligator clips on both ends
Type of:
connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion
an instrumentality that connects

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