Definitions for: Jumper
[n] a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
[n] a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
[n] a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
[n] a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
[n] an athlete who bounds or leaps (as in basketball)
[n] an athlete who competes at jumping
Webster (1913) Definition: Jump"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, jumps.
2. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
3. A rude kind of sleigh; -- usually, a simple box on runners
which are in one piece with the poles that form the
thills. [U.S.] --J. F. Cooper.
4. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly,
5. (Eccl.) A name applied in the 18th century to certain
Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was
characterized by violent convulsions.
6. (Horology) spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to
lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
Baby jumper. See in the Vocabulary.
Bounty jumper. See under Bounty.
Jump"er, n. [See 1st Jump.]
A loose upper garment; as:
(a) A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary
dress to protect it.
(b) A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other
contrivances operating with a jumping motion; as, (Mining,
Quarrying, etc.), an instrument for boring holes in rocks by
percussion without hammering, consisting of a bar of iron
with a chisel-edged steel tip at one or both ends, operated
by striking it against the rock, turning it slightly with
Synonyms: bounder, jump shot, leaper, pinafore, pinny
See Also: athlete, basketball shot, Carl Lewis, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion, dress, Frederick Carleton Lewis, frock, hopper, jacket, jock, jumper cable, jumper lead, lead, Lewis
Related Words for Scrabble or Words With Friends:
Famous Quotes Containing Jumper:
You should never meet your heroes. Paul Newman... I was so excited about meeting him, but he turned up in shell suit bottoms, slippers, and a jumper. He was just so worn out and old, he wanted to go home.-- Allan Carr ( Director)
Try our: |
Scrabble Word Finder
Words With Friends Cheat
Hanging With Friends Cheat
Scramble With Friends Cheat