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jump rope

US (UK skip) to jump ​lightly over a ​rope that is ​held in both ​yourhands, or by two other ​people, and ​turnedrepeatedly under ​yourlegs and over ​yourhead as ​exercise or a ​game

jump ropenoun [C]

uk   us   US

jump ropeverb [I]

uk   us   US
to skip
(Definition of jump rope from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jump ropenoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp/
a rope that you ​pass over ​yourhead and under ​yourfeet while ​jumping, for ​exercise or ​amusement: We ​grabbedour jump rope and ​headed for the ​playground.
(Definition of jump rope from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jump rope”
in Chinese (Simplified) 跳绳…
in Turkish atlama ipi…
in Russian скакалка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 跳繩…
in Polish skakanka…
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