Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: jumper
IPA transcription: [dʒ'ʌmpɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: jumper, jump_shot
    Meaning: (basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
  • Synonyms: jumper, pinafore, pinny
    Meaning: a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  • Synonyms: jumper
    Meaning: a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen
  • Synonyms: jumper
    Meaning: a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  • Synonyms: jumper
    Meaning: a coverall worn by children
  • Synonyms: sweater, jumper
    Meaning: a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
  • Synonyms: jumper
    Meaning: an athlete who competes at jumping; "he is one hell of a jumper"
  • Synonyms: jumper
    Meaning: a person who jumps; "as the jumper neared the ground he lost control"; "the jumper's parachute opened"
Usage examples
  • "I have," spoke up Jumper the Hare.
  • "Last night," insisted Jumper stubbornly.
  • "Jumper," said she, "what is wrong with your eyes?
  • When I say this, I mean the greatest ground jumper.
  • "When he's flying, I mean jumping, he looks as if he had wings," insisted Jumper stubbornly.
  • Striped Chipmunk is all wrong, excepting about the end of his tail," interrupted Jumper the Hare.
  • "Striped Chipmunk saw him in summer and you saw him in winter. He changes his coat according to season, just as you do yourself, Jumper.
  • Besides being so skilful at digging, the Cockle is a first-rate jumper. If left on the beach, it jumps over the sand, towards the sea, in the funniest way.