jump rope

noun
1.
Also, jump roping. a children's game or an exercise for children and adults in which a rope is swung over and under the standing jumper, who must leap over it each time it reaches the feet.
2.
the rope used.
3.
to play this game or do this exercise.
Also called skip rope.


Origin:
1795–1805

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jump rope

noun
1. a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it 
2. a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope 
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Example sentences
She could be practicing how to swim, how to jump rope, how to spit through gaps in her teeth.
Many athletes jump rope as part of their warm-up and cool-down routines.
Check out these great jump rope rhymes, or make up your own.
Play tag or hopscotch, jump rope, or dance for some fun aerobic exercises.
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