jump rope

(redirected from Skip-rope)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

jump rope

n.
A rope that is twirled and jumped over in children's games or in conditioning exercises.

jump rope

(n. ˈdʒʌmp ˌroʊp; v. ˈroʊp)
n.
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.
2. the rope used.
v.i.
3. to play this game or do this exercise.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jump rope - a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over itjump rope - a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
rope - a strong line
2.jump rope - a child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope
cardiopulmonary exercise - exercise intended to strengthen the circulatory system
child's game - a game enjoyed by children
double Dutch - the difficult version of jump rope in which players jump over two ropes that are swung in a crisscross manner by two turners
Translations
hyppynarunaruhyppelynaruhyppy
springtouwtouwtjespringen
kolebnica