double Dutch

dou′ble Dutch′ or Dou′ble Dutch′
n.
cvb spo a game of jump rope in which two persons swing two long jump ropes in a synchronized fashion, usu. directed inward so the ropes are going in opposite directions, for one or two others to jump over

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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