bungee cord

noun bun·gee cord \ ˈbən-jē- \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of bungee cord

: an elasticized cord used especially as a fastening or shock-absorbing device called also bungee

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BUNGEE CORD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of bungee cord for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong rope that can be stretched and that has hooks on either end


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