Meaning of “jump rope” in the English Dictionary

"jump rope" in British English

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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)

"jump rope" in American English

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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)