bungee bungee  /ˈbən dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an elasticized rope

Usage(s):

  1. The pursuit of a thrill can make us take crazy chances: bungee-jumping, say, or skydiving.
  2. I do not enjoy roller coasters, and you won't find me bungee-jumping.
  3. In between the scenes of plastered guys propositioning women, there are montages of such wholesome teen activities as swimming with dolphins and bungee jumping.

News

  1. Bigfork Wilderness Days

    Tripp Prather age 4, of Bigfork was enjoying himself on the Euro Bungee Bounce display for children.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review

  2. Crossing Camden Yards off the list

    Before last week, the lengthy list of things I've never done included:• Bungee jump off the Empire State Building.• Scale Mount Everest.• Win the Powerball lottery.• Attend a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.The first three are probably out of reach, but at least I've finally ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online

  3. LATEST NEWS

    In encouraging graduates to take risks, Linda Vahdat said she does not mean bungee jumping, skydiving or speeding in a car, but instead... The dedication to his team spoke more about Olmstead than anything the scouts could have seen that day and the Rangers went ahead and...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Greenwich Time

Quotes

  1. "There was more action in the Cinthol ad than in 'Dhoom 2'. It was so much fun. I did kayaking, free-running, bungee jumping, mountain climbing, mountain biking, diving into the ocean from the mountain and rugby - all crammed into one ad,"...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Hrithik Roshan Source: Fresh News

  2. Rahul said: "I had to do bungee jumping for Samar Khan's 'Shourya'. It is my character's introductory scene. And I had never done bungee jumping in my life. I'm very sporty and have done a lot of adventure sports and I didn't mind trying it out....
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: Rahul Bose Source: South Asian Women's Forum

  3. In describing the abdominal injury he suffered against the Giants on Tuesday, Griffey said: "The best way I can describe it is it felt like somebody bungee jumped off my right nut."
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Ken Griffey Jr Source: Deadspin (blog)

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