Jumper means someone or something that jumps.(noun)
Ajumper is defined as a full-body item of children's clothing that goes over a shirt, or a British word for a sweater or pullover.(noun)
The definition of a jumper is a wire used to make an electrical connection.(noun)
An example of a jumper is the cable used to jump start a battery.
See jumper in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < earlier dial. jump, short coat, prob. altered (infl. by jump) < Fr jupe (? via Sp aljuba, Moorish garment) < Ar al jubbah < al, the + jubbah, jubbah
See jumper in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably from jump, short coat
Origin: , perhaps from obsolete jup, bodice
Origin: , from obsolete French juppe
Origin: , from Old French jupe, jube
Origin: , from Italian giuppa, giubba
Origin: , from Arabic jubba, long garment with wide open sleeves
Origin: , from jabba, to cut; see gbb in Semitic roots.
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