jumper jumper  /ˈdʒəm pər/


  1. (n) a person who jumps
  2. (n) an athlete who competes at jumping
  3. (n) a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
  4. (n) a coverall worn by children
  5. (n) a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  6. (n) a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  7. (n) a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  8. (n) (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump



  1. To qualify for Bridge Day, a jumper will have to have already skydived or BASE jumped at least 100 times, have jumped within the past 2 years, and have completed a training course.
  2. Scores and scores of bodies hundreds of bodieswearing red dresses, blue T shirts, green blouses, pink slacks, children's polka-dotted jumpers.


  1. Video: Camp Cal comes to Boyle County High School

    Former Olympian Walter Davis, right, enjoyed ¿giving back¿ to youngsters at the Maximum Velocity Track & Field Academy at Centre College last week. ¿This was a great camp, one I really enjoyed,¿ said Davis, a former long and triple jumper. ¿I wish more kids could come to something like this.¿
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Danville Advocate-Messenger

  2. Big Meadows Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park problematic due to dead trees

    Sky-jumper firefighters are taking a cautious approach Wednesday to the 600-acre Big Meadows fire in Rocky Mountain National Park.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Loveland Reporter-Herald

  3. U.S. meet next for Texas A&M-Kingsville jumper

    Javs' jumper also won Division II indoor and outdoor high jump titles
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times


  1. "Kobe kind of controlled the whole game," Suns Coach Alvin Gentry said. "When he's making his jumper like that, there's not a whole lot you can do about it."
    on May 17, 2010 By: Alvin Gentry Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I was just in attack mode," Harris said. "That's the key to my pull-up jumper. Before in my career, I wasn't able to hit it with any consistency."
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Devin Harris Source: New York Times

  3. "I didn't really want to settle for a jumper," Turkoglu said of his game winner. "I just tried to go to the hole and take a foul but they had good defense and forced me to take a tough shot."
    on Apr 15, 2007 By: Hedo Turkoglu Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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