English version

jump rope

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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jump ropeˈjump rope noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 skipping_rope.jpg American EnglishDG a long piece of rope that children use for jumping over syn skipping rope British English —jump rope verb [intransitive]
Examples from the Corpus
jump rope• I 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.
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