A length of rope used for jumping by swinging it over the head and under the feet.
- 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.
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