Definitions for jump ropeˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp; ˈroʊp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jump ropeˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp; ˈroʊp(n.; v.)

  1. an exercise or children's game in which a rope is swung over and under a jumper who must leap over it each time it reaches the feet.

    Category: Games

  2. the rope used.

    Category: Games, Sport

  3. (v.i.)to play this game or do this exercise.

    Category: Games, Sport

Origin of jump rope:

1795–1805

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jump rope, skip rope, skipping rope(noun)

    a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it

  2. jump rope(noun)

    a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope

Wiktionary

  1. jump rope(Noun)

    (also jump-roping, jumping rope) The activity, game or exercise in which a person must jump, bounce or skip repeatedly while a length of rope is swung over and under, both ends held in the hands of the jumper, or alternately, held by two other participants. Often used for athletic training and among schoolchildren. Variations involve speed, chants, varied rope and jumper movement patterns, multiple jumpers and/or multiple ropes.

  2. jump rope(Noun)

    The length of rope, sometimes with handles, casing or other additions, used in that activity.

  3. jump rope(Noun)

    A single jump in this game or activity, counted as a measure of achievement.

  4. jump rope(Verb)

    To repeatedly jump over a rope, the ends of which are held by the jumper or by two others, while the rope is swung under the feet and over the head of the jumper; to play the game of jump rope; to exercise by jumping rope.

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