Definitions for jumperˈdʒʌm pər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person or thing that jumps.
a participant in a jumping event, as in track or skiing.
a horse trained to jump obstacles.
Ref: jump shot.
a boring tool or device worked with a jumping motion.
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
Also called jump′er ca`ble.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Electricity and Magnetism, Automotive
Ref: booster cable.
a kind of sled.
any of various fishes that leap from the water.
Origin of jumper:
a sleeveless dress, or a skirt with a bib and straps or with an open-sided bodice, usu. worn over a blouse.
a loose outer jacket worn esp. by workers and sailors.
Brit. a pullover sweater.
Category: British, Clothing
Origin of jumper:
1850–55; obs. jump short coat (orig. uncert.) + -er1
a person who jumps
"as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"
an athlete who competes at jumping
"he is one hell of a jumper"
a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
a coverall worn by children
a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
jumper, pinafore, pinny(noun)
a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
jumper, jump shot(noun)
(basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Someone or something that jumps; eg. a participant in a jumping event in track or skiing.
A woolen sweater or pullover.
A loose outer jacket, especially one worn by workers and sailors.
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.
(usually as jumpers) Rompers.
A short length of electrical conductor, to make a temporary connection. Also jump wire.
A removable connecting pin on an electronic circuit board.
A person who attempts suicide by jumping from a great height.
one who, or that which, jumps
a long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen
a rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills
the larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese
a name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions
spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece
a loose upper garment
a sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it
a fur garment worn in Arctic journeys
Translations for jumper
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sweater or jersey.
- سُتْرَه، جارزهArabic
- дамски пуловерBulgarian
- suéterPortuguese (BR)
- die SchlüpfbluseGerman
- jumper; sweaterDanish
- بلوز گشاد؛ پلیورFarsi
- कूदने वालाHindi
- džemper, vestaCroatian
- maglietta, pulloverItalian
- 점퍼, 스웨터Korean
- megztinis, džemperisLithuanian
- baju sejuk atau jersiMalay
- genser, jumperNorwegian
- بلوز گشاد؛ پلیورPersian
- جمپر، لمن(بلوز): دكارګرانواوږدكوټ، سدرۍډوله اوبدل شوې جامه چه ښځى يىدلمنىسره اغوندېPashto
- bluză fără mâneciRomanian
- pulover, jopicaSlovenian
- süveter, kazakTurkish
- 毛衣，套頭毛衣Chinese (Trad.)
- سر پر سے پہننے والا سویٹر یا کپڑاUrdu
- áo ngoài mặc chui đầuVietnamese
- 套头衫Chinese (Simp.)
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