jump rope


: a rope used in exercise or a children's game that involves jumping over it when it is swung near the ground

: the game of jumping over a jump rope

Full Definition of JUMP ROPE

:  a rope used for exercises and children's games that involve jumping over the usually twirling rope each time it reaches its lowest point; also :  a game played with a jump rope

First Known Use of JUMP ROPE



Next Word in the Dictionary: jump sawPrevious Word in the Dictionary: jump ringAll Words Near: jump rope
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears