jump rope

jump rope
noun
1. a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
Syn: ↑skip rope, ↑skipping rope
Hypernyms: ↑rope
2. a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope
Hyponyms: ↑double Dutch

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I. phrasal
: to jump over a rope held by its two ends by the jumper or by two other persons and swung around the jumper from head to foot, or back and forth under the feet
II. noun also jumping rope
: a rope used in jumping rope — called also skipping rope

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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.
[1795-1805]

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jump rope noun (N American)
A skipping rope
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Main Entry:jump

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jump rope,
= skipping rope. (Cf.skipping rope)

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I
play or exercise using a jump rope
II
(also jumprope) n. a length of rope used for jumping by swinging it over the head and under the feet

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noun, pl ⋯ ropes
US
1 [count] : a rope used in exercise or a children's game that involves jumping over it when it is swung near the ground — called also (Brit) skipping rope
2 [noncount] : the game of jumping over a jump rope

children playing jump rope

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jump rope — see rope, 1
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Main Entry:jump

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ˈjump rope [jump rope jump ropes] noun ˌjump ˈrope verb (NAmE)
» skipping rope, »skip

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