Definitions for jumperˈdʒʌm pər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jump•erˈdʒʌm pər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that jumps.

  2. a participant in a jumping event, as in track or skiing.

    Category: Sport

  3. a horse trained to jump obstacles.

    Category: Sport

  4. Category: Sport

    Ref: jump shot.

  5. a boring tool or device worked with a jumping motion.

    Category: Machinery

  6. a short length of conductor used to make an electrical connection between terminals of a circuit or to bypass a circuit.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

  7. Also called jump′er ca`ble.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Electricity and Magnetism, Automotive

    Ref: booster cable.

  8. a kind of sled.

  9. any of various fishes that leap from the water.

    Category: Ichthyology

Origin of jumper:

1605–15

jump•erˈdʒʌm pər(n.)

  1. a sleeveless dress, or a skirt with a bib and straps or with an open-sided bodice, usu. worn over a blouse.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a loose outer jacket worn esp. by workers and sailors.

    Category: Clothing

  3. Brit. a pullover sweater.

    Category: British, Clothing

Origin of jumper:

1850–55; obs. jump short coat (orig. uncert.) + -er1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jumper(noun)

    a person who jumps

    "as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"

  2. jumper(noun)

    an athlete who competes at jumping

    "he is one hell of a jumper"

  3. sweater, jumper(noun)

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

  4. jumper(noun)

    a coverall worn by children

  5. jumper(noun)

    a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections

  6. jumper(noun)

    a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen

  7. jumper, pinafore, pinny(noun)

    a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing

  8. jumper, jump shot(noun)

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. jumper(noun)ˈdʒʌm pər

    a sweater

Wiktionary

  1. jumper(Noun)

    Someone or something that jumps; eg. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.

  2. jumper(Noun)

    A woolen sweater or pullover.

  3. jumper(Noun)

    A loose outer jacket, especially one worn by workers and sailors.

  4. jumper(Noun)

    A one-piece, sleeveless dress, or a skirt with straps and a complete or partial bodice, usually worn over a blouse by women and children.

  5. jumper(Noun)

    (usually as jumpers) Rompers.

  6. jumper(Noun)

    A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.

  7. jumper(Noun)

    A removable connecting pin on an electronic circuit board.

  8. jumper(Noun)

    A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jumper(noun)

    one who, or that which, jumps

  2. Jumper(noun)

    a long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen

  3. Jumper(noun)

    a rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills

  4. Jumper(noun)

    the larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese

  5. Jumper(noun)

    a name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions

  6. Jumper(noun)

    spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece

  7. Jumper(noun)

    a loose upper garment

  8. Jumper(noun)

    a sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it

  9. Jumper(noun)

    a fur garment worn in Arctic journeys

Freebase

  1. Jumper

    Jumper is a 2008 American science fiction action thriller film whose main character was inspired by the 1992 science fiction novel of the same name by Steven Gould. The film is directed by Doug Liman and stars Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, and Diane Lane. The film follows a young man capable of teleporting as he is chased by a secret society intent on killing him. The script went through a rewrite prior to filming and the roles for the main characters were changed during production. Jumper was filmed in 20 cities in 14 countries between 2006-07. The film was released on February 14, 2008 and a soundtrack on February 19. The film held the first position in its opening weekend with $27.3 million.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jumper' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3185


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

jumper(noun)

a sweater or jersey.

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