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Noun: jump rope  júmp rowp
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: skipping rope)
  1. A length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it
    - skip rope [N. Amer], skipping rope [Brit]
  2. A child's game or a cardiopulmonary exercise in which the player jumps over a swinging rope
    - skipping rope [Brit]

Derived forms: jump ropes

Type of: cardiopulmonary exercise, child's game, rope

Encyclopedia: Jump rope