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bungee jumping

bungee jumping

 
pronunciation:
buhn ji juhm pIng
part of speech: noun
definition: a recreational activity in which a person harnessed to the end of a long, anchored, elasticized rope, or bungee, steps off a height, rapidly drops hundreds of feet in the air, then bounces up and back down, repeatedly, while the movement gradually slows to a stop.
derivation: bungee jump (n.)