jumpsuit
noun Date: 1944 1. a coverall worn by parachutists for jumping 2. a one-piece garment consisting of a blouse or shirt with attached trousers or shorts

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  • Jumpsuit — originally referred to the utilitarian one piece garments used by parachuters and skydivers, but has come to be used as a common term for any one piece garment with sleeves and legs.UseThe original skydivers jumpsuits were simple garments… …   Wikipedia

  • jumpsuit — ► NOUN ▪ a garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece. ORIGIN originally denoting a garment worn when parachuting …   English terms dictionary

  • jumpsuit — ☆ jumpsuit [jump′so͞ot΄ ] n. 1. a coverall worn by paratroops, garage mechanics, etc. 2. a lounging outfit somewhat like this …   English World dictionary

  • Jumpsuit — Mann in einem Jumpsuit Jumpsuit bezeichnet ursprünglich die einteilige Schutz /Arbeitskleidung von Fallschirmspringern, jedoch werden heute auch weitere einteilige Kleidungsstücke (mit Ärmeln und Hosenbeinen) so bezeichnet. Hierunter fallen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jumpsuit — Jump suit Jump suit , Jumpsuit Jump suit , n. 1. a one piece coverall used by parachutists while jumping from an airplane. [PJC] 2. a one piece garment resembling a jumpsuit[1], having a shirt or blouse attached to trousers or shorts. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jumpsuit — [[t]ʤʌ̱mpsuːt[/t]] jumpsuits N COUNT A jumpsuit is a piece of clothing in the form of a top and trousers in one continuous piece. I was wearing a purple jumpsuit, high heeled shoes, and lots of makeup …   English dictionary

  • jumpsuit — UK [ˈdʒʌmpˌsuːt] / US [ˈdʒʌmpˌsut] noun [countable] Word forms jumpsuit : singular jumpsuit plural jumpsuits a) a tight piece of clothing that covers the body and legs, and sometimes the arms b) a piece of clothing that covers the body, legs, and …   English dictionary

  • jumpsuit — /jump sooht /, n. 1. a one piece suit worn by parachutists for jumping. 2. a garment fashioned after this, usually combining a shirt or bodice with shorts or trousers in one piece. Also, jump suit. [1940 45; JUMP + SUIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • jumpsuit — noun a) a one piece item of clothing originally used by parachutists b) a similar item of clothing used for outdoor sports such as skiing …   Wiktionary

  • Jumpsuit — Jump|suit 〈[dʒʌ̣mpsju:t] m. 6; umg.〉 einteiliger Anzug, Overall [<Jump + engl. suit „Anzug“] * * * Jump|suit [ dʒʌmpsu:t], der; [s], s [engl. jump suit, eigtl. = Fallschirmspringeranzug, zu: jump = Fallschirmabsprung]: einteiliger Hosenanzug …   Universal-Lexikon

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