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jump rope in Games topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjump ropeˈjump rope noun [countable]  skipping_rope.jpg American EnglishDG a long piece of rope that children use for jumping over syn skipping rope British Englishjump rope verb [intransitive]
Examples from the Corpus
jump ropeI pounded on the railing until the chain swung like a jump rope.But jump rope is an activity for the slow and steady learner.The floor was bare and unfinished concrete, and I could jump rope without self-consciousness, without interference.Sheila Rae, who loves to rip the limbs off of trees, humiliates the kid who steals her jump rope.My parents encouraged me to jump rope, bike ride, play kick-the-can and tetherball.