- a participant in the high jump.
Origin of high jumper
First recorded in 1895–1900
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Examples from the Web for high jumper
"I'm no high-jumper, I guess," he laughed, as he quit the line of contestants.The Boy Scouts of Lakeville High
Leslie W. Quirk
If you keep on improving as you've done lately, you'll make a high-jumper in a hundred more years, old top!T. Haviland Hicks Senior
J. Raymond Elderdice
No one can ever succeed as a high-jumper unless he has a well-developed chest and back.