Definitions of jumper

  1. an athlete who bounds or leaps ( as in basketball)
  2. a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump
  3. a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing
  4. a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections
  5. an athlete who competes at jumping
  6. One who, or that which, jumps.
  7. A long drilling tool used by masons and quarrymen.
  8. The larva of the cheese fly. See Cheese fly, under Cheese.
  9. A name applied in the 18th century to certain Calvinistic Methodists in Wales whose worship was characterized by violent convulsions.
  10. spring to impel the star wheel, also a pawl to lock fast a wheel, in a repeating timepiece.
  11. A loose upper garment
  12. A sort of blouse worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it.
  13. A fur garment worn in Arctic journeys.
  14. A thing that jumps; esp., any of various tools or other contrivances operating with a jumping motion;
  15. 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 each blow.
  16. A rude kind of sleigh; - usually, a simple box on runners which are in one piece with the poles that form the thills.
  17. A sort of blouse or loose jacket worn by workmen over their ordinary dress to protect it; a waist worn by women and children.
  18. One who or that which jumps; a loose smock, worn by navvies and labourers; a long iron chisel used by masons and miners for boring; the maggot of the cheese- fly; one of a Christian sect, from their practice of jumping in worship.
  19. One who jumps; one of a certain religious sect; a long iron punch, with steel chisel point, used for boring rocks before blasting; the maggot of the cheese- fly.