jolly jumper

noun Nautical.

any light sail set above a skysail; flying kite.

Origin of jolly jumper

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for jolly jumper

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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