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bungee jump

verb

Simple Definition of bungee jump

  • : to jump from a very high place while you are attached to a strong, long rope that stretches and that keeps you from hitting the ground

Full Definition of bungee jump

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to jump from a height while attached to an elasticized cord

bungee jumper noun

Examples of bungee jump

  1. A few people were bungee jumping off the bridge while a crowd of people looked on.



1990

First Known Use of bungee jump

1990


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