bungee jump

bungee jumped; bungee jumping; bungee jumps

Definition of bungee jump

intransitive verb

: to jump from a height while attached to an elasticized cord

Other Words from bungee jump

bungee jumper noun

Examples of bungee jump in a Sentence

A few people were bungee jumping off the bridge while a crowd of people looked on.
Recent Examples on the Web There are two zip lines in the Aerial Adventures area as well, along with a pair of ninja courses, a bungee jump and a rock climbing wall. Rebecca Treon, Chron, 10 Sep. 2022 Zhangjiajie is also home to the world's tallest bungee jump -- which is located at the famous Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge, once the highest and the longest glass bridge of its kind when opened in 2016. Maggie Hiufu Wong, CNN, 2 Sep. 2022 Bellinger’s 2021 season, however, was more like a bungee jump, plummeting down, down, down until rebounding at the very end. Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2022 In episode 5, the teams raced through Switzerland on their way to bungee jump off a dam. Mike Rose, cleveland, 2 Feb. 2022 In Switzerland racers bungee jump more than 700 feet off the Verzasca Dam. Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2022 Website Choose your activity from an off-road ride in an ATV, zipline tour, sling swing, camel ride, bungee jump, or hike. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 14 June 2021 And then just bungee jump right into that awkward, lonely moment and go. Rodger Dean Duncan, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 Also, Freddie attempts to bungee jump a vehicle off a dam in Switzerland. Chuck Barney, Detroit Free Press, 5 Sep. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of bungee jump

1986, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

13 Sep 2022

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“Bungee jump.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bungee%20jump. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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