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jump·er1 / ˈjəmpər/ • n. 1. a collarless sleeveless dress, typically worn over a blouse. 2. Brit. a sweater. 3. hist. a loose outer jacket worn by sailors. jump·er2 • n. 1. a person or animal that jumps. 2. (also jumper wire) a short wire used to complete an electric circuit or bypass a break in a circuit. 3. Basketball another term for jump shot. 4. Naut. a rope made fast to keep a yard or mast from jumping. 5. a heavy chisel-ended steel bar for drilling blast holes.

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jumper loose garment for the torso. XIX. of uncert. orig.

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jumpercoper, doper, eloper, Europa, groper, hoper, L-dopa, moper, no-hoper, opah, toper •interloper •blooper, cooper, Cowper, duper, grouper, Hooper, looper, pea-souper, pupa, scooper, snooper, stupa, stupor, super, trooper, trouper, whooper •pooper-scooper • party-pooper •paratrooper • mea culpa • chutzpah •crupper, cuppa, scupper, supper, upper •gulper, kalpa, pulper •bumper, dumper, gazumper, jumper, lumper, stumper, thumper •showjumper • diaper • galloper •developer •scalloper, walloper •chirper, sherpa, usurper

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