skip-rope

skip rope

noun
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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

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