jammer

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jammer (plural jammers)

  1. Any device used to jam radio reception.
  2. A form of swimwear used by athletes.
    • 2001, Newsgroups: rec.sport.swimming, Mon, 09 Jul 2001 21:39:52 GMT, Subject: Re: Laying out in Myrtle Beach
      As for me, I wear a dragsuit to the pool, and regular trunks to the beach. In competitions, I wear speedos, but am more comfortable in "jammers", which is a half-bodysuit.
    • 2006, David West, 140.6 - One Man's Journey: The Metamorphosis from Casual Runner, page 62
      In early May, I was starting to swim in jammers which I was not accustomed to or comfortable wearing. I have always thought that wearing spandex is an earned privelege, not a birthright.
    • 2007, Janet Evans, Janet Evans' Total Swimming, page 5
      Enter jammers in the mid-1990s. Jammers have the look of biking shorts with skin-tight Lycra covering the thigh to mid-thigh or the knee, depending on the cut.
  3. A device (e.g. a jumar) which will slide along a rope in one direction but not the other, used in rock-climbing, caving etc.
  4. (roller derby) A player in who attempts to score points by making their way past other players.

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jammer

  1. sorry

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jammer (comparative jammerder, superlative jammerst)

  1. unfortunate, sad
  2. (used predicatively) too bad, a pity

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jammer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of jammeren
  2. imperative of jammeren

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jammer

  1. First-person singular present of jammern.
  2. Imperative singular of jammern.