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bun·gee cord

(bŭn′jē′)
n.
An elasticized rubber cord, often fitted with hooks at the ends, used to fasten, bear weight, or absorb shock.

[From early 20th century slang bunjy, bungie, rubber eraser, of unknown origin.]

bun′gee cord`

(ˈbʌn dʒi)
n.
an elasticized cord, typically with a hook at each end, used chiefly as a fastener. Also called bun′gee.
[1965–70; bungee rubber (of obscure orig.)]
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Noun1.bungee cord - an elasticized ropebungee cord - an elasticized rope      
rope - a strong line
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