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Noun: jumper  júm-pu(r)
  1. A person who jumps
    "as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"
  2. An athlete who competes at jumping
    "he is one hell of a jumper"
  3. [Brit] A crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
    - sweater, jersey
  4. [N. Amer] A coverall worn by children
  5. A small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  6. [Brit] A loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  7. [N. Amer] A sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
    - pinafore, pinny [Brit, informal]
  8. (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
    - jump shot

Derived forms: jumpers

Type of: athlete, basketball shot, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion [Brit], coverall [N. Amer], dress, frock, garment, individual, jacket, jock [N. Amer, informal], mortal, person, shot, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Jumper, William