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jump rope

US (UK skip)
to jump lightly over a rope that is held in both your hands, or by two other people, and turned repeatedly under your legs and over your head as exercise or a game

jump ropenoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒʌmp ˌrəʊp/  us   /ˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp/ US

jump ropeverb [I]

uk   /ˈdʒʌmp ˌrəʊp/  us   /ˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp/ 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 your head and under your feet while jumping, for exercise or amusement: We grabbed our 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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