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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


Synonymssweater


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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