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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
1795-1805
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  • 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.
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  • Play tag or hopscotch, jump rope, or dance for some fun aerobic exercises.

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