(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.
- 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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Syllabification: yel·low jer·sey
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