Definition of jump rope in English:

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jump rope

Pronunciation: /ˈjəmp ˌrōp/
North American

noun

(also jumprope)
A length of rope used for jumping by swinging it over the head and under the feet.
Example sentences
  • Though it weighs mere ounces and takes up less space than an extension cord, a jump rope provides one of the most effective, comprehensive workouts you'll ever experience.
  • But then the girls come over and shyly ask, ‘Do you have the jump rope?’
  • And if you don't mind looking a little silly, you don't need a jump rope: Just pretend it's there by jumping in place while swinging your arms.

verb

[no object]
Play or exercise using a jump rope.
Example sentences
  • Then the IBF mandatory challenger went back to jumping rope.
  • At the end of the workout, Jameel McCline started to jump rope.
  • Ride a stationary bike for 15 minutes, walk on a treadmill for 15 minutes, then jump rope for 15 minutes.

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