Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A style of skirt.
  • n. A style of short jacket, usually for a woman or child.
  • n. A block placed on a server, nickname or channel
  • v. To block a server (from joining the network), a nickname or channel (from being used).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as jupon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as jupon.
  • n. A skirt: generally used in fashion notes.

Etymologies

From French jupe (Wiktionary)
Apparently named after an EFnet user called Jupiter who did this to NickServ (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In 1995, when Prime Minister Alain Juppé included 12 women in his government, they were derisively nicknamed the "juppettes," a play on both Juppé and the French word "jupe," for skirt.

    NYT > Home Page

  • * The French word "jupe" is the word that the Frenchuse for

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I always assumed some vicinity with touffe extremely short mini-skirts are vulgarly known as jupe à ras-la-touffe or ras-la-foufounette round here.

    languagehat.com: LES AMOUREUX DU FRANÇAIS.

  • A bedgown, or loose female upper garment, is still in many parts of Scotland termed a jupe (Fr. jupe).

    Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character

  • *The French word "jupe" is the word that the Frenchuse for

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Il faut soutenir la journaliste soudanaise Loubna Ahmed al-Hussein, et laisser les femmes s'habiller librement, en mini-jupe comme en niqab, en garçon si elles le souhaitent.

    Global Voices in English » In France, Sudan, Burqas and Trousers Cause Controversy

  • When the poor girl says the suit she's tried on is "merveilleux", Sylvie almost snarls back, "Mm, c'est vrai, mais je trouve que la jupe est un peu courte pour le bureau."

    Chantez-vous français?

  • Amelia Jenks Bloomer 1818-1894, une suffragette, donnait des conférences habillée d'une jupe courte et de pantalons bouffants serrés aux chevilles.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • Catching the enthusiasm, the quiet French woman next to us selects a frilly jupe, * ignores the portable dressing room, and joins us twirlers who've given haute couture a haughty hee-haw!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Catching the enthusiasm, the quiet French woman next to us selects a frilly jupe,* ignores the portable dressing room, and joins us twirlers who've given haute couture a haughty hee-haw!

    French Word-A-Day:

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  • From Thomas Carlyle's The French Revolution

    March 6, 2011