noun (plural jerseys)
1A knitted garment with long sleeves, worn over the upper body.
- When I moved my trade show uniform from an ottoman rib to a jersey knit, he adjusted the tape to make the new shirts look better than the old ones.
- She settles on insulated booties, oversize pedals, and a clear slicker, which she slips over her jersey.
- I wiped the smile right off her face, she says, like she used to wipe her school slate clean with a bit of spit and an unwinding jersey sleeve.
1.1A distinctive shirt worn by a player or competitor in certain sports.
- Suede also proved that urban fashion isn't always about baggy jeans, jerseys and Snoop Dogg.
- Do they simply add them to their jersey pockets or do they attach them to their bodies under their jerseys?
- He was wondering why no one had noticed that he liked to wear long sleeves under his jersey.
1.2 [mass noun] A soft, fine knitted fabric: [as modifier]: a jersey skirt
More example sentences
- Stretch shiny silk satin, light stretch silk twill, jersey, nylon taffeta, and leather dominate the collection.
- I love working with jersey fabrics because it's easy to wear and comfortably drapes over a women's frame.
- The fabrics are understated, using simple knits, jersey cotton and moleskins.
2 (Jersey) An animal of a breed of light brown dairy cattle from Jersey.
- Cross-breeding Holstein dairy cows with Jerseys is boosting milk income on Pembrokeshire's spring calving farms.
- Still, most Wisconsin dairy producers favor Holsteins over Jerseys.
- Without grain in summer, the Holsteins and Jerseys got too skinny.
Late 16th century (denoting woollen worsted fabric made in Jersey): from Jersey.
Words that rhyme with jerseydurzi, furzy, kersey, Mersey