Synonyms for jumper

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He was a jumper, and as he stayed in sight we all began to yell our admiration.

He still clung to the jumper seat with his stiffened fingers.

"The ones you told us yesterday are bigger than Jumper," added Peter.

What is more, I suspect that you and Jumper have other relatives of whom you've never heard.

May I bring my cousin, Jumper the Hare, if he wants to come?

"You said a little while ago that Jumper isn't the biggest of our family," said Peter.

You know very well that Jumper the Hare is the only cousin I have.

Jumper's foot really was quite different from that of Peter.

All the members are first cousins to Jumper and are true Hares.

They are as much bigger than Jumper as Jumper is bigger than you, Peter.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "one who jumps," agent noun from jump (v.). The word meaning "sleeveless dress" (1853) apparently is from mid-17c. jump "short coat," also "woman's under bodice," of uncertain origin, perhaps from French jupe "skirt" (see jupe). Meaning "sleeveless dress worn over a blouse" first recorded American English 1939.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JUMPER

booster cable

nounjumper cables

sweater

nounknitted jacket or jersey
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