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jumper

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒʌm.pər/ us    /-pɚ/

jumper noun [C] (CLOTHES)

A2 UK (US sweater) a piece of clothing, made from wool or cotton and worn on the upper part of the body, that has sleeves and does not open at the front: a red woolly jumperJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts jumpers for goalposts humorous used to refer to an informal way of playing football, often in the street and using clothes instead of goalposts, especially when you have happy memories of doing this when you were a child US a dress that does not cover the arms and is usually worn over another piece of clothing that does cover the armsClothes which cover most of the body

jumper noun [C] (IN THE AIR)

a person or animal that jumpsCompetitors and participants in sports and games
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