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[juhmp-soot] /ˈdʒʌmpˌsut/
a one-piece suit worn by parachutists for jumping.
a garment fashioned after this, usually combining a shirt or bodice with shorts or trousers in one piece.
Also, jump suit.
Origin of jumpsuit
1940-45; jump + suit Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And each face was on a body wearing either a business suit or a janitor's jumpsuit.
  • He wears his father's old mechanic jumpsuit that is splotched with paint from previous projects.
  • In the seventies, he would sometimes wear a red polyester jumpsuit and a gold chain to meetings with bankers.
  • We watch him peel off the jumpsuit, under which he is wearing pajamas, a robe and a tool kit.
  • But at the second one a police officer in an army jumpsuit stormed over and ordered us out of the car.
  • The jumpsuit he wears in public camouflages a life of luxury in a nation bordering on starvation.
  • One garment is a lavender colored velour jumpsuit with a floral printed rib knit top.
  • Land also complied with a request to change into a jail jumpsuit so his clothes could be inspected for bloodstains.
  • She was dressed in a prison jumpsuit and brought into the hearing room in shackles.
  • They also must always appear in the ubiquitous prison jumpsuit.

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