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jumpsuit Syllabification: jump·suit
Pronunciation: /ˈjəm(p)ˌso͞ot/

Definition of jumpsuit in English:


A garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece, worn as a fashion item, protective garment, or uniform.
Example sentences
  • Among the garments are smart jumpsuits and form-fitting cardigans, loose sweat pants and comfortable singlets, and even party wear such as cropped tops and wraparound skirts.
  • Lauren has regularly used band collars, epaulets, braid, pea coats, aviators' jumpsuits, and military tailoring as signs of crisp, effective women's attire.
  • Some changed back into their uniform jumpsuits, but most just stayed in their underclothing.


1940s (originally US): so named because it was first used to denote a parachutist's garment.

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