Bungee jump
Bungee jump Bun"gee jump`, Bungee jumping Bun"gee jump`ing, n. an act of derring-do in which a person jumps from a high platform, such as a bridge, attached (usually by the legs) to a bungee cord, which is set to a length that will halt the drop before the person reaches the surface of the earth or the water. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bungee jump — intransitive verb Date: 1990 to jump from a height while attached to an elasticized cord • bungee jumper noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bungee jump — /ˈbʌndʒi dʒʌmp/ (say bunjee jump) noun an instance of bungee jumping …   Australian English dictionary

  • bungee jump — verb to participate in bungee jumping …   Wiktionary

  • bungee jump — noun see bungee jumping …   Useful english dictionary

  • bungee-jump — intransitive verb see bungee jumping …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bungee jumping — is an activity that involves jumping from a tall structure while connected to a large elastic cord. The tall structure is usually a fixed object, such as a building, bridge or crane; but it is also possible to jump from a movable object, such as… …   Wikipedia

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  • bungee jumper — bungee jumping ► NOUN ▪ the sport of leaping from a high place, secured by a bungee around the ankles. DERIVATIVES bungee jump noun bungee jumper noun …   English terms dictionary

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