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Definition 1: (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for jumper in the sense of this definition

(jumper is a kind of ...) throwing the basketball toward the hoop

"his shot hit the rim and bounced out"

(jumper belongs to category ...) a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

Definition 2: a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for jumper in the sense of this definition

(jumper is a kind of ...) a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

Definition 3: a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen - [noun denoting artifact]

(jumper is a kind of ...) a short coat

Definition 4: a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections - [noun denoting artifact]

(jumper is a kind of ...) an instrumentality that connects

"he soldered the connection" "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"

(... is a kind of jumper ) a jumper that consists of a short piece of wire

"it was a tangle of jumper cables and clip leads"

Definition 5: a coverall worn by children - [noun denoting artifact]

(jumper is a kind of ...) a loose-fitting protective garment that is worn over other clothing

Definition 6: a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for jumper in the sense of this definition

(jumper is a kind of ...) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

(... is a kind of jumper ) knitted jacket that is fastened up the front with buttons or a zipper

(... is a kind of jumper ) a sweater that is put on by pulling it over the head

(... is a kind of jumper ) a sweater or jersey with a high close-fitting collar

(jumper is a part of ...) a band around the collar of a garment

(jumper is a part of ...) the line formed by the edge of a garment around the neck

Definition 7: an athlete who competes at jumping - [noun denoting person]

Samples where jumper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is one hell of a jumper

(jumper is a kind of ...) a person trained to compete in sports

(... is a kind of jumper ) someone who bounds or leaps (as in competition)

(... is a kind of jumper ) someone who hops

"at hopscotch, the best hoppers are the children"

(... is a kind of jumper ) a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)

(... is an instance of jumper) United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)

Definition 8: a person who jumps - [noun denoting person]

Samples where jumper or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(jumper is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of jumper ) a person who jumps from aircraft using a parachute

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