Definition of 'jumper'

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Example sentences containing 'jumper'

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Now we learn that wearing woolly jumpers is a crime against sheep. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Layer your frilly dress over a jumper for a winter take on the trend. The Sun (2016)It was always going to be a tough one for me, the jumper dress. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's the only time of year you can get away with wearing a jumper with flashing lights. The Sun (2016)THIS completely bald hamster wears a jumper to keep warm. The Sun (2016)Scandinavian writers, for instance, ought to be gloomy and wear jumpers as heavy as their social conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You might as well ask him to tie a yellow cashmere jumper around his shoulders and tell you jokes in his third language, showing his perfect teeth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fences are not a problem for this brilliant jumper. The Sun (2008)Or tuck your skinny jeans into them and wear with an oversized jumper dress. The Sun (2009)This man has to make that jumper cool again. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She always seemed to wear a white jumper pulled tight against her chest. John Walsh ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004)Most delicious of all is a fine cashmere jumper dress. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The system pleases jumpers because it makes for lots of jobs. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsIt involves wearing a short skirt or baggy jumper with boots that reach above the knee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Are they big cardigans and jumpers or microscopic dresses? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fine cotton T-shirts and plush cashmere jumpers are emblazoned with motifs of music icons. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All those horses starred because they were brilliant jumpers, not built for speed. The Sun (2013)A long jumper provides warmth on the beach while still allowing you to wear very little. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I have moth holes in my favourite cashmere jumper. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The teal colour is perfect this season and you can team it with shirts, blouses or skinny jumpers. The Sun (2008)He then watched the last couple of efforts from the long jumpers, stripped down and got ready for action. The Sun (2012)There was a sudden movement behind me and there was this woman, with wild hair and dirty jumper and rough boots. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was wearing shorts and a jumper, he hadn't made an effort. The Sun (2013)We love its relaxed jumpers, brilliant capes, cardigans and accessories. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

Synonyms of 'jumper'

sweater, top, jersey, cardigan

Word Lists

articles of clothing, sweater, tool

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Translations for 'jumper'

British English: jumper /ˈdʒʌmpə/ NOUN
A jumper is a knitted piece of clothing which covers the upper part of your body and your arms.
She wore a blue jumper.
  • American English: sweater
  • Arabic: بُلُوزَةٌ صُوفِيّ مِعْطف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: suéter
  • Chinese: 套头外衣
  • Croatian: džemper
  • Czech: svetr
  • Danish: jumper
  • Dutch: trui kledingstuk
  • European Spanish: suéter IngBrit
  • Finnish: villapaita
  • French: pull
  • German: Pullover
  • Greek: πουλόβερ
  • Italian: maglione
  • Japanese: セーター
  • Korean: 점퍼
  • Norwegian: genser
  • Polish: skoczek
  • European Portuguese: camisola
  • Romanian: bluză
  • Russian: джемпер
  • Spanish: suéter
  • Swedish: tröja
  • Thai: เสื้อไหมพรมสวมหัว เสื้อไหมพรมสวมหัว
  • Turkish: kazak
  • Ukrainian: джемпер
  • Vietnamese: áo len chui đầu


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