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English noun: jumper

1. jumper (person) a person who jumps

SamplesAs the jumper neared the ground he lost control.
The jumper's parachute opened.

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)parachute jumper, parachuter, parachutist

2. jumper (person) an athlete who competes at jumping

SamplesHe is one hell of a jumper.

Broader (hypernym)athlete, jock

Narrower (hyponym)bounder, hopper, leaper, ski jumper

Instance hyponymCarl Lewis, Frederick Carleton Lewis, Lewis

3. jumper (artifact) a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body


Broader (hypernym)garment

Narrower (hyponym)cardigan, polo-neck, pullover, slipover, turtle, turtleneck

Part holonymneckband, neckline

4. jumper (artifact) a coverall worn by children

Broader (hypernym)coverall

5. jumper (artifact) a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections

Broader (hypernym)connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion

Narrower (hyponym)booster cable, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead

6. jumper (artifact) a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen

Broader (hypernym)jacket

7. jumper (artifact) a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing

Synonymspinafore, pinny

Broader (hypernym)dress, frock

8. jumper (act) (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump

Synonymsjump shot

Broader (hypernym)basketball shot

Domain categorybasketball, basketball game, hoops

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