/ (ˈskɪpɪŋ) /

  1. the act of jumping over a rope that is held and swung either by the person jumping or by two other people, as a game or for exercise

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How to use skipping in a sentence

  • So they went down again, he limping, she skipping almost like a girl, but with a division of thought which saddened both.

    Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
  • But she had been skipping around the garden for several days before the doctor would allow the visit to the freight-car house.

    The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • "I have good news for you, Bessie," said Mrs. Worthington as Bessie came skipping into the room from her play.

  • I see myself skipping gracefully over to the wash-basin, he said aloud.

    The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
  • There was pap looking wild, and skipping around every which way and yelling about snakes.

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)