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bungee

(ˈbʌndʒiː) or

bungee cord

n
a type of stretchy rope consisting of elastic strands often in a fabric casing. Also called: bungee rope
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bungee - an elasticized ropebungee - an elasticized rope      
rope - a strong line
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Translations

bungee

:
bungee cord
n (for jumping) → Bungee-Seil nt; (for fastening) → (dehnbarer) Gurt
bungee jumping
nBungeespringen nt, → Bungeejumping nt
bungee rope
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