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jumper (n.1)

"one who jumps," 1610s, agent noun from jump (v.). In basketball, "jump-shot," from 1934. The meaning "basket on an elastic cord permitting a small child to push off the floor" is short for baby-jumper (1848).

jumper (n.2)

article of clothing, 1853, in reference to a kind of loose jacket with sleeves, apparently from mid-17c. jump (n.) "short coat worn by men," also "woman's under-bodice," a word of uncertain origin. It is perhaps from French jupe "skirt" (see jupe) or from some notion in jump (v.). Meaning "sleeveless dress worn over a blouse" is from 1967, short for jumper-dress (1907).

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Definitions of jumper from WordNet

jumper (n.)
a person who jumps;
as the jumper neared the ground he lost control
the jumper's parachute opened
jumper (n.)
an athlete who competes at jumping;
he is one hell of a jumper
jumper (n.)
a crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body;
Synonyms: sweater
jumper (n.)
a coverall worn by children;
jumper (n.)
a small connector used to make temporary electrical connections;
jumper (n.)
a loose jacket or blouse worn by workmen;
jumper (n.)
a sleeveless dress resembling an apron; worn over other clothing;
Synonyms: pinafore / pinny
jumper (n.)
(basketball) a player releases the basketball at the high point of a jump;
Synonyms: jump shot
From wordnet.princeton.edu