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noun

Also jump roping . a children's game or an exercise for children and adults in which a rope is swung over and under the standing jumper, who must leap over it each time it reaches the feet.
the rope used.

verb (used without object)

to play this game or do this exercise.

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Also called skip rope .

Origin of jump rope

First recorded in 1795–1805
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