skip rope
phrasal to use a jump rope (as for exercise or a game)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skip rope — 1. verb To jump over a rope, both of whose ends are held by the jumper or by two others, while the rope is moved under the jumpers feet in a continual rhythm; to play the game of jump rope or exercise by jumping rope. Syn: jump rope 2. noun The… …   Wiktionary

  • skip rope — noun a length of rope (usually with handles on each end) that is swung around while someone jumps over it • Syn: ↑jump rope, ↑skipping rope • Hypernyms: ↑rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • skip rope. — See jump rope. * * * …   Universalium

  • skip rope. — See jump rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • jump/skip rope — US : to jump over a rope that is being swung near the ground for exercise or as a game He jumps rope to warm up before the game. The kids are outside jumping rope. • • • Main Entry: ↑rope …   Useful english dictionary

  • skip — [[t]skɪ̱p[/t]] skips, skipping, skipped 1) VERB If you skip along, you move almost as if you are dancing, with a series of little jumps from one foot to the other. [V adv/prep] They saw the man with a little girl skipping along behind him... [V… …   English dictionary

  • skip — 1. v. & n. v. (skipped, skipping) 1 intr. a move along lightly, esp. by taking two steps with each foot in turn. b jump lightly from the ground, esp. so as to clear a skipping rope. c jump about, gambol, caper, frisk. 2 intr. (often foll. by from …   Useful english dictionary

  • skip — 1 verb 1 MOVEMENT (I) to move forwards with quick steps and jumps (+ across/along etc): Maria skipped along at her mother s side. 2 NOT DO STH (T) informal to not do something that you usually do or that you should do: Children who skip breakfast …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rope — I n. 1) to jump, skip rope 2) to ease up on; tighten a rope 3) a loose, slack; tight rope 4) a length; piece of rope 5) by a rope (to lower smt. by a rope) 6) (misc.) (boxing and fig.) on the ropes ( in a weak, vulnerable position ) II v. (colloq …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Rope-Skipping — Rope Skip|ping, Rope|skip|ping [ roʊp…], das; s [engl. rope skipping, aus: rope = Seil u. skipping = das Springen, zu to skip = hüpfen, springen]: als Sportart od. Fitnesstraining mit speziellen Springseilen zu Musik betriebenes Seilspringen …   Universal-Lexikon

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