Definition of yellow jersey in English:

yellow jersey

Syllabification: yel·low jer·sey


  • (In a cycling race involving stages, especially the Tour de France) a yellow jersey worn by the overall leader in a cycle race, at the end of any one day, and ultimately presented to the winner.
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    • He did not know it, but when he sprang away, he was racing for the yellow jersey.
    • Winners of each stage wear a yellow jersey much like some other famous race.
    • Bonjour rider Francois Simon of France captured the yellow jersey of the overall leader.

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