Meaning of JUMPER in English


[] n (1611) 1: a person who jumps

2. a: any of various devices operating with a jumping motion b: any of several sleds c: a short wire used to close a break or cut out part of a circuit

3: any of several jumping animals; esp: a saddle horse trained to jump obstacles

4: jump shot

[2]jum.per n [prob. fr. E dial. jump jumper] (1853) 1: a loose blouse or jacket worn by workmen

2: a sleeveless one-piece dress worn usu. with a blouse

3: a child's coverall--usu. used in pl.

4. chiefly Brit: sweater


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