any light sail set above a skysail; flying kite.
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What does "scattergood" mean?
a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
a person who spends possessions or money extravagantly or wastefully; spendthrift.
a well-intentioned but naive and often ineffectual social or political reformer.TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT
Origin of jolly jumper
First recorded in 1880–85
Words nearby jolly jumper
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British Dictionary definitions for jolly jumper
trademark Canadian a type of fixed sprung baby harness in which an infant may be placed and allowed to bounce up and down for exercise
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