jumper

Definitions of jumper
  1. noun
    a person who jumps
    “as the jumper neared the ground he lost control”
    “the jumper's parachute opened”
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    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
  2. noun
    an athlete who competes at jumping
    “he is one hell of a jumper
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    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
  3. noun
    (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
    synonyms: jump shot
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    type of:
    basketball shot
    throwing the basketball toward the hoop
  4. noun
    a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
    synonyms: pinafore, pinny
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    type of:
    dress, frock
    a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
  5. noun
    a coverall worn by children
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    type of:
    coverall
    a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing
  6. noun
    a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
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    type of:
    jacket
    a short coat
  7. noun
    a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    synonyms: sweater
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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
  8. noun
    a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
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    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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