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jumpsuit

Line breaks: jump|suit
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌmpsuːt
 
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Definition of jumpsuit in English:

noun

A garment incorporating trousers and a sleeved top in one piece, worn as a fashion item, protective garment, or uniform: she wore a tight silver jumpsuit
More 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.

Origin

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

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